By Kevin Johnson
God will not be asking you to construct an ark, yet he's asking you to aid him switch the realm. So do not worry...you shouldn't have to develop out a beard or spend forty days in a rainstorm. think it or now not, altering the realm might be so simple as daily acts of kindness. no matter if you do anything reliable for somebody on your family members, or that new child at your lunch desk, or the neighbor round the nook, you may make a distinction and support swap the world---or at the very least, their international, for now. encouraged by way of the common images motion picture, Evan Almighty, starring Steve Carell, Do strong will convey you the way you could support swap the area via doing solid each likelihood you get, correct the place you're, right away. you will discover:
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Seneca (4 BC–AD 65), Roman philosopher WATCH/LISTEN/ASK A need I noticed…. ” —Herodotus (484 BC–ca. 425 BC), Greek historian I f you have to die, a cross isn’t the way you want to go. Practiced by the Romans throughout their empire, crucifixion was preceded by scourging with whips embedded with bone and metal. Nailing the victim’s wrists to T-shaped wooden beams caused unbearable pain, but crucifixion ultimately caused death by suffocation because a victim could only catch his breath by pushing upward against nailed-pierced feet.
It’s a sure test of whether we’re acting for good—or just thinking about acting for good. It’s possible to look concerned, gush with emotion, talk a lot, and even buy the correct T-shirt without accomplishing anything solid. Doing good is more than thinking about change, desiring better things for someone, or wishing the world were different. It’s about doing whatever small things you can right here, right now—serving others, putting someone else before yourself, committing random acts of kindness.
What does doing good have to do with being a servant? Can you do one without the other? When have you served others? How did it turn out? What was the toughest part—and the best? Agree—or disagree—and explain your response: Being a servant isn’t for everyone. TRUTH: Think about something you own that you hate to share. DARE: Give someone a turn with your prized possession this week. ” —Seneca (4 BC–AD 65), Roman philosopher WATCH/LISTEN/ASK A need I noticed…. ” —Edmund Burke (1729-1797), Anglo-Irish statesman Maybe you have an amazing dream of doing good.