Today’s Quote on Generosity

“God has given us two hands – one to receive with and the other to give with. We are not cisterns made for hoarding; we are channels made for sharing.”   ~Billy Graham

Scripture for Reflection: Luke 6:17-38

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Today’s Quote on Compassion

“Ultimately, compassion is about starting where you are with what you have, moving toward suffering and trusting that God will bless whatever you bring to Him, however insufficient.”  ~Dr. Charles Stanley

Scripture for Reflection: Luke 10:25-37

A Prayer for Today…

“Thank You, God, for satisfying my thirsty soul with Your life-giving Spirit. Remind me to come to You when I feel like I’m running on empty.”

~Guideposts

 

Today’s Quote on Compassion

“Personal pain can either humble or harden us. As uncomfortable as it is, embracing our own suffering with gentleness positions us to embrace others, surrendering what we have (time, resources, wisdom, etc.) in order to meet them where they are. Just as Jesus did for us.”   ~Dr. Charles Stanley

Scripture for Reflection: Matthew 15:29-38

Today’s Quote on Our Value

“Between life’s pace and trials, losing sight of divine viewpoint is all too easy. When we’re overwhelmed by criticism, trouble, or suffering, it’s vital to recognize our worth in the Lord’s eyes. That realization can energize our service and renew our love for the One who gave Himself to bring us back to God.”  ~Dr. Charles Stanley

Scripture for Reflection: Matthew 6:25-34

 

Today’s Quote on Faith

“Only when we trust in the Lord through the fires of adversity will we have faith that can stand. Then, it’s no longer based on what others have told us or what we’ve accepted as true, but is built on our firsthand experience of His faithfulness. No one can escape hardship, but those with proven faith will benefit from it.”   ~Dr. Charles F. Stanley

Scriture for Reflection: James 2:2-12

Today’s Quote on Daily Living

“Think of all the people you cross paths with each day. You might be reflecting Jesus to some who have been blind to the truth of God. Your oneness with the Lord makes you an asset to the body of Christ, too. You have no idea how many lives might be touched by yours.”   ~ Dr. Charles F. Stanley

Scripture for Reflection: Matthew 5:1-16