Friday, March 7, 2008

Be a Hero

Sometime during the day today you will most likely pay a $1 (or more) for something you didn’t really need. Perhaps it’s a candy bar, a lunch at McDonalds, a box of Girl Scout cookies or a can of soda from the vending machine at work. You will make that purchase without even thinking about it- just slap the $1 down and be on your way… on with your own life, your own agenda. But today- today I am going to challenge you. I am going to challenge you to make a difference. Every day God is waiting for us to answer this exact challenge. He waits, loving us regardless of our decision, loving us no matter what we choose, but waiting to bless us more than we could possibly image through our obedience. And God is so good that just by our obeying his command of giving he promises to GIVE US BACK EVEN MORE than we ourselves gave!

“Give, and it shall be given unto you; good measure, pressed down, and shaken together, and running over. Luke 6:38 KJV

Today you have a chance to make a difference. Today you can be someone’s hero. Are you willing?

Being around adoptions now for the last several years I have seen miracle after miracle. Story after story of how people have stepped out in faith and adopted God’s children. And while I don’t usually do this on my blog- I am asking for your help for this family that I do not even know. I learned about baby William from another blog (thanks again Wendi) and was so touched by his story. This family is stepping out in faith as God called them to parent this special little boy. And with your help- your willingness to be God’s hands and feet- this child has a chance. Won’t you please skip the candy bar- and be someone’s hero instead? Please take a second and check out William's story at and GIVE!!!!

Lord, please reach Williams family today through your children. Let us be your hands and feet. Today as we go about our day, making our purchases, living our lives, let us remember your child William and his real needs. Your example to us of generosity can never be matched- but let us try to develop a heart like yours by giving out of thankfulness because you have blessed us with so much. For father,then one day when we stand before you we will hear your voice say"well done good and faithful servant".

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

I was just reading about William and his new family yesterday and wishing there was something that I could do to help. The answer was on your blog today. I sent in a pledge and will forward the message.