How are you serving others this Christmas?

It is such a hectic time of year for most of us. We can get caught up in all the to-do’s and distracted by the glitz and glam of the holidays missing opportunities to serve God and each other.

My husband and I are blessed. We are rich in the provisions of the Lord. We don’t have monetary wealth, a big home, new cars, or designer clothes. By the government’s economic standards, we are considered to be living in poverty. We don’t believe we are poor because God has provided what we need to thrive. God has given us emotional, spiritual, and physical wealth through His Word and His Son, Jesus Christ. In His goodness, we can find peace and contentment.

Your wealth is not measured by the world’s standards when you follow Jesus Christ. Your wealth is limitless by Kingdom standards because your needs are met by a God with no limits.

The “each other” is not specific to our family in Christ. The “each other” is our humankind, the stranger, the unsaved, the orphan, the widow, the person we may not expect to serve. How can we serve others with what God has provided? We ask God.

Hebrews 13:1-25, “Let brotherly love continue. Do not neglect to show hospitality to strangers, for thereby some have entertained angels unawares. Remember those who are in prison, as though in prison with them, and those who are mistreated, since you also are in the body. Let ma

You may look around you and think, “I don’t have a lot to share.” Most of us don’t these days, friend. Often, the most precious and priceless gifts God asks us to share are those that encourage us to be brave and bold and come from the heart – not out of our pocket. Inviting the widow for dinner, sharing gently used clothing and toys with the orphan, offering prayer to the stranger, and remembering those who might be feeling lonely and forgotten are some of the richest gifts we can offer in serving others this Christmas and throughout the year.