Deuteronomy 6:9 And thou shalt write them upon the posts of thy house, and on thy gates - - so that your children will remember!!
Jeremiah 30:2 Thus the LORD God of Israel, says, Write thee all the words that I have spoken unto thee in a book.
Monday, August 15, 2016
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Changing our World by Sacrifice
We don’t like the word sacrifice.It means giving up something and usually it
is something that you want or need badly.
At first I thought to write about the widow who gave up her
last portion of oil and meal, in order to feed the prophet who demanded that he
feed her first.This was a test for her,
because she had a young son who was also hungry.Because of her obedience she, her son and the
prophet were able to enjoy daily food as the oil and meal was replenished each
day by a miracle.
Have you ever sacrificed something you wanted badly and
instead shared with others?
I remember one event in our young married life.We did not have a car, so we were walking as
we returned from a mid week church service.My husband asked me how much money we had to last the week.I told him I had put our last $5.00 in the
missionary offering that night.He was
not too happy, but what was done was done.We had enough food in the pantry so we would not go hungry.He probably had to sacrifice something he
wanted that week.
The Bible tells us to cast our bread upon the waters and it
shall return to us after many days.This
verse is not referring to actual bread, but our subsistence.
Many times God has asked us as a family to sacrifice money
to help others in need.The support of
missionaries can be far reaching.As
they labor for the Lord, we shall also share in their reward.
I can honestly declare that God has been faithful and has
provided for our family for many years.
Is God asking you to sacrifice something?It may not be money.He may be asking you to step back from
friends who are pulling you away from the Lord.He may be asking you to take a new direction for your life.
If God is asking you for a sacrifice, I would urge you not
to weep and beg to be let go, but instead to obey quickly, wash your face and
do what God is requiring of you.
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