I believe He wants us to love others so much that we go to extremes to help them. I believe He wants us to be known for giving-of our time, our money, and our abilities-and to start a movement of "giving" churches.
We forget that God never had an identity crisis. He knows that He's great and deserves to be the center of our lives. Jesus came humbly as a servant, but He never begs us to give Him some small part of ourselves. He commands everything from His followers.
are and of the crazy, totally undeserved love of God.
Note: This is an excellent and convicting chapter worth reading and re-reading prayerfully and devotionally.
chapter 58 of Isaiah
Note: Vital that we show mercy and compassion to the needy as well as commiting time to fasting and praying. Then God promises to come in power!