How could I possibly tolerate
the violence, poverty, injustice and hopelessness that ravage your
Would I not suffer by the
inability of those who claim
to be My followers to find a way to
restore hope, dignity and relevance to the victims?
Did not My Father made man in
His Image and let him have dominion over all the earth and what it
not I say "...he that believeth
in me, the works that I do, he also shall do; and greater than
these shall he do"? [John 14:12]
How then, with the Power We have given you
over Creation you....
your time and talents generating fame and fortune, while neglecting
your own family and
....blindly leave up to governments
assist your struggling global neighbours,
blindly trusting that they will automatically do what is right and just?
....can be comfortable with a society
rich get richer and the poor
...are suspicious of people who are
....get enjoyment from scandalous
I be indifferent to the pillaging of God's creation, all to satisfy the
extravagant needs of one or two generations while condemning all future
ones to live in a world stripped of its life-giving beauty?
I be content to go on with My own life, oblivious of the suffering?
You call yourself a follower of
Christ, but are you really? If you
examine the focus of your everyday actions and your priorities - how
closely do you find that they would match what I would do in your place?
In the Gospel, you learn how I was
surrounded by suffering and, with
compassion, brought hope and healing into the world - this was My
How much of your time and efforts do
you devote to living this mission
and continuing the legacy I left in the care of My followers?
Do you think it is enough to simply
donate a small portion of our
excess to those less fortunate than yourself? Or is there more yet that
you can do and should do?
....when a child
in Africa, whose village has been decimated by AIDS, war; or
Is it really God who is silent? Or is
it you who have chosen to ignore
God's call to be His healing hands, His voice of justice, and His eyes
and ears of compassion?
Think about this while you have time
for when you stand before My
Throne of Judgment, it will be entirely too late....
child, whose home is surrounded by bombs, gunfire and the screams; or
child prostitute, helplessly trapped in the slums.
Not even a penniless and invalid Christian would have a
valid excuse since he/she could change the world through prayer!
Didn't Jesus say that.....
for in prayer, believe that you have received it, and it will be yours?
The problem is that most do not care enough, nor have the faith, to
even do what is free and
The world cannot begin to comprehend the significance and gravity of:
about this while you have time for when you stand before My Throne of
Judgment, it will be entirely too late....
We do not even have an excuse to not believe such warning.....
God gave us a preview of the horrific consequences
of our inaction
Originally Published on November 30th, 2016 - St.
Andrew - Apostle
Clarified further on August 2nd, 2019
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