Sunday, January 10, 2010

Words to love by

"For God so loved the world that He gave His only Begotten Son that whosoever believeth on Him should not perish but have everlasting life." John 3:16
January 11, 2010

Most authorities believe King David's Temple was built on Mount Moriah where Abraham as told to sacrifice Isaac. Buit there's another Hebrew legend that presents a different story.
The legend says that two brothers lived on adjoining farms which were divided from the peak to the base of the mountain. The younger brother lived alone, unmarried.
The elder brother brother had a large family.

One night during grain harvest, the older brother awoke and thought, My brother sia all alone. To cheer his heart, I will take some of my sheaves and lay them on his side of the field.

As the same hour, the younger brother awoke and thought, My brother has a large family and greater needs thatn I do. As he sleeps, I'll put some of my sheaves on his side of the field. Each brother went out carrying sheaves to the other's field and met halfway. When they declared their intentions to each other, they dropped their sheaves and embraced. It is at that place, the legend claims, the Temple was built.

Whether this story is true or not, it exemplifies the best expression of love - giving. Giving is one of life's best relation-builders. What about you? have you remembered the last time you just give to somebody though how undeserving that person is because love caused you to do it? Have you considered the many favor and blessings God poured in your life and share to others? God gave us everything we need, even our wants. What have we given Him as our act of gratitude?