Thursday, September 24, 2015

Dignity Because Of The Foundation

What relationship does a beggar have to the people they are asking money from?

Is my prayer life just me begging from God or is it something more?

"May grace and peace be multiplied to you in the knowledge of God and of Jesus our Lord. His divine power has granted to us all things that pertain to life and godliness, through the knowledge of him who called us to his own glory and excellence, by which he has granted to us his precious and very great promises, so that through them you may become partakers of the divine nature, having escaped from the corruption that is in the world because of sinful desire." - 2 Peter 1:2-4 ESV

God gives us a dignified provision before the need even arises.

If you live in an urban center you see all kinds of hardship and people who have been stripped of their dignity because of their circumstances. They look at you and are hoping for something but they can't look you in the eye.

God doesn't want to just give us things. He Is not our vending machine. We can know Him and have a transfer of life that is dignified because of a foundation that was put down before the world came into existence.

Considering who we are that is amazing. We are not beggars. We are sons and daughters.

People's circumstances are so complex but we can have dignified exchanges with everyone because of the 'all things' flow that we have the great privileged of living in.

God help us to by people who live in dignity and impart dignity.


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