Tuesday, March 5, 2013

Trusting HIM

46 days to go before the mission camp.

We now have plane tickets going to Davao but we don't have a return ticket yet and the airline promo of low fare is now gone. Sometimes I worry of all the expenses we will incur for this local mission trip even though I know that God will provide for us like He always did in all our mission trips.

I have to remind myself everyday that God is going to take care of everything.

He is in control and He is in-charge of the whole mission camp. Even the funds for the school supplies that we are going to give to kids in calamity affected areas, I'm sure He will provide for that.

I just have to TRUST HIM completely. Like how I trusted HIM in everything in our lives.

I remember this very feeling when we are about to get married but God took care of every details during the wedding, the caterer, wedding ring sets, the venue, as in God provided for everything.

I also remember our month long mission trip in Sabah, Malaysia. Our needs are met while in the mission trip.

What we did is just trust HIM completely and not doubt. And that is what I am going to do for this mission camp. TRUST the LORD and I will feel fine.

Lending to God

“I promise that I’ll bless you with everything I have – bless and bless and bless!”
Hebrews 6:14 (MSG)

As I heard the sound of a handful of coins being emptied onto a table, I couldn’t help but glance at the person next to me. She was an old lady in tattered clothes who timidly ordered three pieces of pan de sal.   As I saw that she was barefoot, I quickly got my pair of extra slippers in the car and gave it to her.

A few days after, our mission team went to the mountains and distributed gifts to the less privileged members of our outreach. On our way home, we had a quick stopover near outlet stores.  I checked out some rubber shoes in a prestigious sports store.  I needed a new pair then but didn’t have the budget for it yet.  I was pleasantly surprised when a member of our team saw me and asked me if I like the shoes.  He quickly bought it for me and in no time, I was running back to our bus wearing a new pair of rubber shoes!

Proverbs 19:17 (NLT) says, “If you help the poor you are lending to the Lord – and He will repay you.”  God is faithful to His promises and more than wants to bless His people in every way.
-   TapĂȘ of The Living Water.

What a privilege, O Lord, to be able to lend to You.
Help me to be compassionate to the poor.

WISE WORDS “The greatest feats of love are performed by those who have had much practice in performing daily acts of kindness.”  -  Anonymous