Posts

Showing posts from October 6, 2019

Monday; October 7

Typically, we do a good job of teaching religious people of the need to help out those in need.  We teach Bible stories like the Parable of the Good Samaritan and quote scriptures such as, “Pure and undefiled religion in the sight of our God and Father is this: to visit orphans and widows in their distress, and to keep oneself unstained by the world.” (James 1:27).   No, we aren’t all where we should be, but when it comes to taking care of people in need, we do a pretty good job.  Now, having said that, I would like to take a look at the other side of this issue.  You see, we have done a good job about teaching people about helping others, but have we failed to talk to people who need help?  The other day I was asked to return a call to someone looking for assistance.  I told them that I could not immediately give them what they wanted and was in the process of suggesting a meeting with them to visit about their situation when they immediately hung up on me.  Add this to the number of…