An Idea Borrowed

Years ago on a radio program someone shared that they read a chapter in Proverbs every day. Since there are 31 chapters and the longest month has 31 days it allows you to read through Proverbs on a regular basis. I use it as the launch pad for my personal worship time and branch out from there. On this blog I will try to share some of the insights I have in the Word. I will try to organize them in the archive by reference.

Friday, January 30, 2015


(Proverbs 30:15 KJV)  The horseleach hath two daughters, crying, Give, give. There are three things that are never satisfied, yea, four things say not, It is enough:

Isn’t giving something that we are supposed to do?  After all, Jesus said,
(Luke 6:38 KJV)  Give, and it shall be given unto you; good measure, pressed down, and shaken together, and running over, shall men give into your bosom. For with the same measure that ye mete withal it shall be measured to you again.
Giving is a good thing.  The problem here is the person who makes it a demand on others instead of a command for themselves.  Jesus told us to “give” (3051) not to demand.  Notice the difference.  We are not to tell others to give, but to give ourselves.

You will always run into people who want to do things with your resources.  It could be the building fund.  It could be feeding the hungry.  It could be who pays for lunch. 

So?  Giving is an important character trait in Christians.  Demanding is not.  Which have you demonstrated lately?

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