For most of us, we could be considered among the richest individuals that walk the planet because we have a roof over our heads, cars to drive, jobs that pay the bills, food on the table, and clothing to wear. There are others in the world who have a daily struggle to meet just the basic needs of life. In this passage, we are called to help those brothers and sisters out. For some of us, this might be sacrificing that Starbucks or Caribou coffee, lunch at your favorite restaurant, or the latest movie at the theatre. Considering all that we have, is it too much to ask to sacrifice something like the above in order to help a brother or sister in Christ?
1. Where do you currently give today?
2. Is God calling you to give more? If so, where or for what?
Challenge: Take steps to begin giving in one of the areas you identified above.