Sunday, March 28, 2010

Giving and Receiving

All the things that we have now are from God, our healthy body, our brain, money, possessions, family........ Actually He can take away everything from us, but He didn't do that. Imagine that He take away everything from you, your ability of thinking, your skills, how will your life be? You will lose your money, cars, house. So we must appreciate and thank Him for everything he gave us, "We have not received the spirit of the world but the spirit who is from God, that we may understand what God has freely given us" -1 Corinthians 2:12

Notice that God has freely given us so many things, He is so generous, so shouldn't we give something to Him? Give your time, money and heart to Him, so that you can receive. Imagine that you give something to someone, your palm is opened right? And at the same time, when your palm is opened, you are ready to receive. So the more you give the more you will receive, not only money, but other things like blessing, blessing to your family or the people around you, God will listen to you sincerely and answer it. Although we face a lot of sufferings and difficulties in life, we will have a joyful and wonderful life, that you will not be regret.

I understand that as a student, no matter how much money for us is not enough, we always say that we are so poor, no money to use, then how to give it to the needy and God? But actually compared to other people we are very rich already, just we don't know how to use the money only. If we plan well our finances, actually we have extra pocket money. If you really face financial problem, first must willing to give yourself to God, then ask from Him, and He will provide. Of course not just drop from the sky, He will provide a chance for you to get the money, through your work and effort.

There is receiving where there is giving.