God Blesses Those, Who Bless Others

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Giving is the one test that most of us will fail over and over, and over again. I don’t mean paying tithes and offering to your church. Giving doesn’t have to be only financially. Giving is simply caring about those who are in need. Providing a shoulder to cry on,  Giving a co-worker a ride to work who would normally catch the bus, Opening your doors to someone who needs a place to stay.

I recall a time, I was out shopping with a friend. As we exited the Mall, there was a guy (who didn’t appear to be homeless at all) standing outside asking folks for money. As we began to walk pass the guy, he turned and said ” Excuse me ladies… could you spare some change”? Without hesitation, my friend answered ” NO WE DON”T HAVE NO SPARE CHANGE”. I immediately went in my purse and gave the guy a dollar. As we were walking away my friend began to scold me for giving this random guy my money.

Her: “Girl you’re a fool, It’s nothing wrong with that dude, He be out here everyday begging for money, so he can go get a job. He’s just going to use your money to get high or drunk. That’s why I never give’ em my money.”

Me: I really don’t care what he does with it. But if it were me standing outside with my daughter, I would hope that people would have enough compassion to help me. And besides, if he’s scamming people, God will handle him. Trust me!

So…a few months later, I went in to my local bank to apply for a business loan. I recognized the loan officer from somewhere but couldn’t place where I had seen him in the past.

Until he said to me ” How’s your daughter”? I looked at him with confusion and replied ” She’s fine”  But then it hit me! It was the guy from the mall whom we had given money to a few times. I began to tell him how happy I was that he had found a job and was doing okay. After submitting my loan application, it was denied! Disappointed and ready to give up, I began to gather my belongings , hoping I could get out the bank without shedding a tear. Then he said… “Hold on one minute… I’m going to override the system and push it through. I’ll be right back.” I went into full blown Worship!!! When he returned back to his office, I said ” I can’t begin to thank you enough” . He said “Are you serious? You looked out for me a few times. You’ve never told me no, and always gave with a smile on your face!

I know it wasn’t an accident that I walked into that bank. God placed me in the right place, at the right time, with the right person. Be careful how you treat people. You never know who God will use to bless you!

It is more blessed to give than to receive. ~Acts 20:35

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  1. Beautiful testimony/message! The importance of giving is a message that all Christians should follow

  2. My grandmother taught me “As long as you give from your heart, you have done enough ” because you never know what a person is going/has been through. This is certainly my life story as well because i have had co-workers give me rides to from work, gave me a shoulder to cry on, and just encouraging words to make it through life challenges.. Thank you for reminding me of how truly blessed I am !!!

  3. I give as The Lord leads because a lot of people here use the money to buy meth. They get food stamps but have sold them off already at half price to have drug money. SO I usually carry crackers, granola bars, etc. to give them instead.

  4. I give as The Lord leads because a lot of people here use the money to buy meth. They get food stamps but have sold them off already at half price to have drug money. SO I usually carry crackers, granola bars, etc. to give them instead.

  5. I thank God that any time someone tells me they are hungry, even if it were my last, I have always given someone a meal because you never know when you are entering Angels

  6. Hallelujah hallelujah hallelujah be careful treat people the way you want to be treated be nice dont do on to other as other do on to you

  7. ok I have had it!!!!! God gave his only begotten son that we might have LIFE AND MORE ABUNDANT LIFE!!!!! I am stepping into this by faith!! The lies the enemy has tried to tell me are no longer going to control my mind- I have the mind of Christ!!! Let me tell you for the last 3 years I have been barely existing- barely- in sucj pain and despair- then I had this surgery 3 months ago to deal with some issues and to loose weight- only 20 lbs to date which considering I had the weight loss surgery is not a lot- so I fed into the lie that God didn’t care, I was a failure- but NO MORE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I did not die on that operating table to exist like this and those days of that are OVER!!!!!!!!!!!! Its time I have Gods abundant life that He ahs for me!!! When you go to the grocery store and can barely lift a half gallon of milk and cant put your own groceries in the car because of the pain- well it stops right here- Im drawing the bloodline in the sand!!!! I have a purpose that Im still here and is sure IS NOT to sit on the couch every day because Im in too much pain to get out!!!!!!!! No more liar!!!!!!!! Im believing for a restoration in my life and a total healing in my body, mind and spirit!!! Some of you know what Im talking about and I would love you to be in agreement with me- where 2 or more are gathered in His name- He is there- and if you don’t know what Im talking about that’s ok too- one day you will!!!!!!! From this day forth Im taking my place in God where I should be and living in His abundance to help others!!!! In Jesus name Amen!!!!!

  8. God works in so many great ad fantastic ways, ad gives us so many blessing jus waking up in tha morning next 2 my beautiful black princess is a blessing 2 me! Thank u 2 my loving caring amazing kind hearted god ad father! Love u ad thank u god, 4 giving us tha chance 2 bless othas like Hw u blessed us! Amen Jesus a true hearted ad strong god!xx’

  9. God works in so many great ad fantastic ways, ad gives us so many blessing jus waking up in tha morning next 2 my beautiful black princess is a blessing 2 me! Thank u 2 my loving caring amazing kind hearted god ad father! Love u ad thank u god, 4 giving us tha chance 2 bless othas like Hw u blessed us! Amen Jesus a true hearted ad strong god!xx’

  10. It’s ashame we have to becareful how we treat people. If we love as Christ we love and treat all with respect… Grow close to God so we love as he loves…

  11. Yes he does and hope it’s not those beggars who call us fools by making $60,000 a year begging. At least $269 a day begging and eating off restaurant garbage and leftovers. Or dope heads using our hard earned money to satisfy a dope urge. There are many crooks out there! Beware!

  12. When you worry someone will use your money donation for booze, etc…. go buy them groceries instead… and hand them that donation… there is nothing wrong with being kind…. <3

  13. Amen. For you will ALWAYS know who a giver is and will ALWAYS be drawn to them. For they give even when you know DARN well the other person is greedy and taking advantage of. For a giver gives, not because of YOU, but because of the GOD that they serve. Amen.

  14. Siempre debemos dar de comer y beber al que tenga hambre,siempre que veo alguna persona en la calle lo ayudo y se que dios me lo regresa en bendiciones.

  15. Amen! He will prepare a table for you in the midst of your enemies! It is more blessed to give than to receive…. The more you give the more He give to you… YOU CAN’T BEAT GOD”S GIVING!

  16. Amen! He will prepare a table for you in the midst of your enemies! It is more blessed to give than to receive…. The more you give the more He give to you… YOU CAN’T BEAT GOD”S GIVING!

  17. Im living in someone attic no car and 4 children plus my husband left me and this man asked me 4 75 cents to ride the bus and I dug in my purse and got it!No matter ur problem their is always someone worst off than u!!And he gave me a kiss on my cheek and said Thank u so much baby Im on my way to a job interview,as other ppl threw trash at him.You just don’t know God can be testing you to see if he will send you that wife/husband,job ,car!

  18. Im living in someone attic no car and 4 children plus my husband left me and this man asked me 4 75 cents to ride the bus and I dug in my purse and got it!No matter ur problem their is always someone worst off than u!!And he gave me a kiss on my cheek and said Thank u so much baby Im on my way to a job interview,as other ppl threw trash at him.You just don’t know God can be testing you to see if he will send you that wife/husband,job ,car!

  19. I have a special place in my heart for homeless people . Expecially the young kids. They adopt you as a mama and pappa to them. They trust you to help. I know because I have been homeless once and know how hard it can be out there and alone is worse. Pray for these people. Please dont make fun of them

  20. I have a special place in my heart for homeless people . Expecially the young kids. They adopt you as a mama and pappa to them. They trust you to help. I know because I have been homeless once and know how hard it can be out there and alone is worse. Pray for these people. Please dont make fun of them

  21. I once saw a girl walking thestreets she was pregnant she asked if I had something to give herr she’s hungry I gave her my swiss rolls cause that’s all I had in my hand at the time then a couple of years later I saw her at the church where I was picking up food I said hi she didn’t look at me all I could see on her face was a very amazed look like blessingsare real believe and you shall receive help from god’s angels

  22. Do not forget to show hospitality to strangers, for by so doing some people have shown hospitality to angels without knowing it. Hebrews 13:2

  23. Hungry isn’t funny , do what you can to make sure you share, I make soup because I can’t afford to share food but it’s healthy with meat and fresh veggies .. you can make a difference without spending alot ! DO IT !

  24. I lived on the street’s with the homeless more than once, The Holy Spirit said so when you start your Helps Ministry you will have COMPASSION On the poor.

  25. I lived on the street’s with the homeless more than once, The Holy Spirit said so when you start your Helps Ministry you will have COMPASSION On the poor.

  26. God loves a cheerful giver. Give and it will be given to you. God has an unlimited amount of blessings for those who bless others. It’s a blessing to be a blessing. Amen

  27. God loves a cheerful giver. Give and it will be given to you. God has an unlimited amount of blessings for those who bless others. It’s a blessing to be a blessing. Amen

  28. God promised that he would provide. God please bless me to be one of the ones you use to be a provider MY Lord MY Savior you have always provided for me in my time of need bless me Lord to pass these blessing on blessings are meant to pass around and I have been blessed to be a blessing to someone else .

  29. I would have to question this–STARBUCKS!!! Yes God is good but don’t just sit there check into different things for yourself. I am not being heartless just honest.

  30. I do not pay tithes and offerings because I give to the real needy by way of paying bills, buying food, getting clothes, helping with they transportation to work and school, medical assistance, etc. so if someone in church says something about a tithe, I am like I tithe to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and do my offerings by way of those in need. I must be doing something right because God makes sure I am taken care of. You need to step out of faith and help someone just because…You never know who your blessing is.

  31. Very true!! No one can ever stop me for helping someone because GOD blesses me to be a blessing and he wants us to love our neighbors as we love ourselves! GOD IS TRULY AWESOME!!

  32. I give to serve and help those in need and who ever does spirit of love direct my heart to do so.I am awake every day praying and thinking of ways to serve others, by the power of the Spirit of God within me.I am blessed to be able to serve and help others in Jesus name Amen.

  33. I give to serve and help those in need and who ever does spirit of love direct my heart to do so.I am awake every day praying and thinking of ways to serve others, by the power of the Spirit of God within me.I am blessed to be able to serve and help others in Jesus name Amen.

  34. Be Very Careful This Could Be An Angel From God Just Testing You. Amen…..Angels Are All Around Us, Make No Mistake About It….Who Do You Think Helps Us Combat Spiritual War Fare ?

  35. Giving is a sign of Charity. It also shows GOD that you are not always just thinking of self only. It makes me angry when some people have this attitude of “‘I got mine!” you better go and get yours too!

  36. When I grew up I never knew what it is like to go without food but now at my middle age I have got in to situations where I have gone without food and Thank GOD for this experience coz now I know what is like to be hungry and I have learnt to genuinely share with someone hungry regardless of how small it is

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