Concern for the Needy

Inspiration MinistriesBy Inspiration Ministries1 Minutes

Some people approach life as a competition. As Charles Darwin concluded in his theory of evolution, it’s a “survival of the fittest.” Those employing this philosophy feel it is necessary to fight or be trampled. Some justify anything to get ahead or gain an advantage. They willingly distort and deceive, manipulate and bend the rules.

Even Christians can be trapped in this attitude. Thinking like the world, we can become willing to compromise our convictions.

The Bible reminds us that God wants us to trust Him, always do what is right, and apply His principles in every situation. Remember that if we seek first His Kingdom, we can be confident that He will provide all our needs (Matthew 6:33).

The Bible tells us God looks for people with this level of trust and commitment, who are concerned more about His Kingdom than personal rewards. He’s seeking those who stand for eternal values, are ready to fight for what is right, and are moved with compassion.

Ask God to give you His perspective on your life and the world. Ask Him to free you from pride and give you a greater concern for righteousness, justice, and truth. Ask Him to give you a burden for souls and to be more concerned about reaching the lost. Pray that you might use the resources He has given you to meet the needs of others and spread the Gospel.