Read: 2 Corinthians 8:8-15

Have you thought what you would do with a million rupees? There is one way to find out: Check what you are doing with the money you have already. The Macedonian believers could scarcely be called rich. And yet they gave generously to their sister churches that were suffering from famine. 2 Cor. 8:9 says, “For you know the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, that though He was rich, yet for your sakes He became poor, that you through His poverty might become rich.

George Müller said, “Believers should seek more and more to enter into the grace and love of God in giving His only begotten Son, and into the grace and love of the Lord Jesus Christ in giving Himself in our place. This is so that, constrained by love and gratitude, they may increasingly surrender their bodily and mental strength, their time, gifts, talents, property, position in life, rank, and all they have and are to the Lord. By this I do not mean that they should give up their profession and become preachers. Nor do I mean that they should take all their money and give it to the first beggar who asks for it. But they should hold all that they have and are for the Lord, not as owners but as stewards, and be willing to use for Him part or all that they have.”

God does not expect you to carry the needs of the world on your shoulders. That is His duty. But He has given you resources to share with others at His will. As Müller suggested, those resources include your bodily and mental strength, your time, gifts, talents, and all you have and are. You may think that is little. But remember what Jesus did with a little boy’s lunch (John 6:4-14) and a widow’s two small copper coins (Luke 21:1-4). Do not underestimate God. There is abundance in little if God is in it.

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