Too often, we think that giving our lives to God is like taking a $1,000 bill and laying it before, saying, “Here’s my life, Lord. I’m giving it all to you.” But the truth of the matter is that God sends us to the bank and tells us to cash that $1,000 bill in for quarters. And then we go through life giving away twenty-five cents here, fifty cents there, and so on. Instead of watching a ball game, we spend some time visiting a lonely person in a nursing home, or someone in the hospital. Instead of sipping coffee and reading the newspaper, we read the word of God that we might have the knowledge we need to tell others of His salvation and help. Instead of playing games on the computer, we listen to a friend tell us about their problems, even though we’re tired and have problems of our own to deal with.
These are the moments in which God can work through us to help another human being, to feed the hunger of the heart and spirit, and to show them the narrow way leading to heaven. We may not consider these to be spectacular, earth shattering events, but these are the things we can do to bring meaning and significance to our lives, and the lives of others.
“Show forth the excellencies of him who called you out of darkness into his marvellous light” (1 Pet. 2:9). Let us be like Jesus who “went about doing good” (Acts 10:38), and who would do and teach (Acts 1:1). Every act of kindness and compassion is significant.
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