love that we bestow towards others is sure to never be
Whether we realize it or not, our good works do make a positive
helps change the outlook of someone else's life. Never believe the
helping others doesn't make a difference. You may be the only one
intervene and help change the direction of someone else's life. I
you to be a blessing when you get the chance and don't let the
voice of the
enemy discourage your efforts in making a positive impact that can
be erased. (1 John 4:11) (Luke 6:35) (Romans 12:14)
I hope you are inspired by this message that shows the blessings
bestowed because of one person's act of love and kindness.
A SHOW OF LOVE
I arrived late one night, on a business trip, so I decided to have
in the hotel. As I was finishing my meal, an older couple came in
They were holding hands and had lovely smiles on their faces. They
three tables from me. I was amazed at the love they showed for one
It seemed to strike home, all the more, because this was shortly
ending a 20-year marriage and I still had pain in my heart.
My waiter was also their waiter. As I paid my bill, I inquired as
their bill was, he informed me, and I gave him the $40 to pay
He asked if I knew them and I told him "No, I just wanted to
repay them for
the love that they were showing to each other," and then I
The next day my business meeting ended two hours before the flight
Houston. I entered the restaurant to dine prior to my departure.
had been seated, the waiter from the night before came up to my
waiter said the strangest thing happened after I left the
When the older couple went to pay for their meal, they were
another guest had paid for it. When they inquired as to whom it
hostess told them they had never seen me before, and that I had
just wanted to pay them back for the love that they were showing
each other" and that I had then left the restaurant.
The couple were amazed, they looked around, and asked for the bill
young couples, who were seated together (in their 20's or 30's),
bill and departed saying "Love begets Love" to the
amazement of the hostess
I smiled and said "That's nice," and proceeded to order
About 45 minutes later, I had finished my meal and was getting
head out to Love Field, my waiter was no where to be found. I
waited and finally walked over to the Hostess stand and explained
needed to pay for my meal and hurry and get to the airport. She
explained that I would not have to pay for my meal.
The waiter and she felt compelled to pay my bill she said, due to
that was brought to the faces of the elderly couple and the
the young couples from the night before.
When I told her that they didn't have to do that she said with a
"Love begets Love."
What a great blessing it is to bless someone else. The scriptures
where we read, "It is more blessed to give than it is to
sure you can remember a time when you did a good deed for someone
received in return a great feeling of satisfaction for being a
God imparts that blessed feeling that we feel in our hearts when
things that are unselfish. Just as God blesses us, so are we to
others. Let us start a chain of Goodwill that will spread like
and improve our world all for the Glory of God. (Luke 6:35)
I pray that you have been inspired by this simple message to bless
around you, not because you want something in return, but rather
you want to show the Love of God that flows through your heart
openly towards those around you.
Read and meditate on these scriptures:
1 John 4:10-12 "Herein is love, not that we loved God, but
that He loved
us, and sent His Son to be the propitiation for our sins. Beloved,
so loved us, we ought also to love one another. No man hath seen
any time. If we love one another, God dwelleth in us, and His love
perfected in us."
Luke 6:35-36 Jesus declares, "…love
ye your enemies, and do good, and lend,
hoping for nothing again; and your reward shall be great, and ye
the children of the Highest: for He is kind unto the unthankful
and to the
evil. Be ye therefore merciful, as your Father also is
1 Corinthians 13:4-8 "Charity suffereth long, and is kind;
not; charity vaunteth not itself, is not puffed up, Doth not
unseemly, seeketh not her own, is not easily provoked, thinketh no
Rejoiceth not in iniquity, but rejoiceth in the truth; Beareth all
believeth all things, hopeth all things, endureth all things.
John 13:34-35 Jesus declares, "A
new commandment I give unto you, That ye
love one another; as I have loved you, that ye also love one
this shall all men know that ye are My disciples, if ye have love
All scriptures can be found in the King James Version Bible.
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Today's Selected Testimony: HE HAS A PURPOSE FOR US
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In Christ's Service,
Gods Work Ministry