Ps 37:25-26 “Once I was young and now I am old. Yet I have never seen the godly forsaken, nor seen their children begging for bread. The godly always give generous loans to others and their children are a blessing.”
Thinking of this verse and seeing my girls, Stacy Gregory Holmes and Shannon Gregory, and the blessing they are to others, its just a testament to the Word of God. Being givers has many advantages, not just givers of money, but givers of ourselves. You can’t sow into the Kingdom and not reap back 100 fold in your lifetime.
I’m glad Walt and I instilled this virtue in our children. Being conscious of others needs over our own is just one way of giving generous loans. There’s more going on around us if we would just tune into it. One of the greatest tricks of the enemy is to get us so self focused in our sickness or need, that we lose sight of those around us who need what is in us. If that’s where you find yourself, it’s time to take a good long look around you and ask the Lord, “What can I do for you today?”
I’m thankful! I’m not perfect, but God takes my imperfections and covers them with the blood of his precious Son. He takes my many seeds and turns them to his advantage to build his Kingdom on the earth. To be a part of something so great is worth getting up every morning and getting His direction on my day. He will never leave me alone.
Thank you for your faithfulness, Lord. My life is yours, do with me as you please today. May I add value to the lives I touch and may YOU receive all the glory.