Proverbs 14:21

( [email protected] ) Feb 05, 2004 01:56 PM EST

He who despises his neighbor sins, but blessed is he who is kind to the needy.

(Proverbs 14:21, New International Version)

God has been so gracious to us! Think of all the different ways he has blessed us -- some financially, others with great opportunities for service, others with deep personal realationships that are eternal, and for all of us, the promise of life with him. But what will we do with these blessings? Will we hoard them, hide them, and keep them to ourselves? If we do, our blessings will wither, crack, and dry in our parched hearts. But, one of the greatest ways we can thank God for his kindness, mercy, and goodness is by sharing these blessings with those around us, especially those in need who can never repay us for our kindness.