To receive from others, is a blessing.
To give to others, is an even more blessing.
You are a blessing. Therefore, be a blessing.
Acts 20:35 (KJV) – I have shewed you all things, how that so laboring ye ought to support the weak, and to remember the words of the Lord Jesus, how he said, It is more blessed to give then to receive.
When we give more we get more. When we’re stingy, we get less.
Proverbs 11:24 (KJV) – there is that scattereth, and yet increaseth; and there is that withholdeth more than is meet, but it tendeth to poverty.
Time is a gift from God.
We can’t replace it, nor reverse it.
Spend your gift wisely.
Ephesians 5:15-17 (KJV) – see then that ye walk circumspectly, not as fools, but as wise, redeeming the time, because the days are evil. Wherefore be ye not unwise, but understanding what the will of the Lord is.
Just as we are chastised by our parents, so are we chastised by God.
Deuteronomy 8:5 (KJV) – thou shalt also consider in thine heart, that, as a man chasteneth his son, so the Lord thy God chasteneth thee.
When we try to deceive others to get our way, those useless words have consequences.
You’re doing it to yourself.
Ephesians 5:6 (KJV) – let no man deceive you with vain words: for because of these things cometh the wrath of God upon the children of disobedience.