Little Things Shared In Love
Now Think On This
“…that their hearts may be encouraged, having been knit together in love…”
(Colossians 2:2, NASU)
Just before we were ready to start the conference, my friend and I took a white porcelain stature of a warrior angel, wrapped it in a gift box (as best we could as men), to give it to the ministry administrator. He was in charge of the facility we were renting for our upcoming conference. It was one way we were going to show thanks and appreciation for the effort he had given in helping us with all the details for our three day event held in his building. Remembering what he said still brings a smile to me, as he opened it, held it up, and proclaimed, “I want to thank all the little people who helped me make this possible.”
They say it takes a village to raise a child. I believe that is true. Each one offering a bit of themselves to the others, contributing to the greater good of all. As we make our way through life, often it is those little things along the way that encourage us to keep pressing on. The kind word said here, the helping hand given there, the unexpected but so needed support when it seems the road is just too steep to go another step.
The Lord Jesus speaks to us of being faithful in the very little things. When it is all said and done, our showing our faith, by saying that word of encouragement to the discouraged one, will be noted for eternity. Making the effort to visit the weak and lonely, unnoticed by anyone else, may be the one time you kept them living for another day with hope. Even sending a simple thank you card, or a text as today would be the case, can bless another when they need it the most.
Little things done for others along the way can fill up a bucket of love. And when that bucket is full, they too will overflow with more of the same for the next one.
Because the Messiah has first loved us, we can thus give to each other from that wealth of expressed love.
“We, though, are going to love — love and be loved. First we were loved, now we love. He loved us first.” (1 John 4:19, THE MESSAGE)
Little things you do today can make a world of difference in others needing a touch from the Lord in this hour. Look around. Find that one. And do even a little thing to bring a smile to their face.
Amazing love shared will do your heart good too.
Now think on this,
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P.S. I would be most grateful if you'd share this encouraging word with your family and friends. They might need it. You can easily use the social media icons below. Thanks! Steve
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Again, I would be most grateful if you'd share this encouraging word with your family and friends. You can easily use the social media icons below. Share a little love! Thanks. Steve