Simple Acts of Giving

Nov 15, 2017  |     |   General

And I have been a constant example of how you can help those in need by working hard. You should remember the words of the Lord Jesus: “It is more blessed to give than to receive.” –Acts 20:35

      A couple of weeks ago, I had my first experiences leading the Streets of Omaha team on a rainy day. Boy, is this a change from the sunny days I’d experienced up until then!
     While at our first stop, a guy approached the van asking for a jacket or a blanket to keep him dry. Without hesitation one of our volunteers, Suzy, took off her jacket and gave it to the man.
     Later, we had two additional individuals asking for umbrellas and Suzy along with another volunteer, Jane, both gave their umbrellas to those in need.
     I have read Acts 20:35 plenty of times and know in theory that it is more blessed to give than to receive. But today I got to see volunteers putting that Scripture into action! The Son was shining in their hearts, even in the rain!
     Thank You, Jesus, for showing Yourself true and mighty through three simple acts of giving.

Misti Mitchell
Volunteer Coordinator