What Have You Got There?

Another Red Letter Day

Peter and John walked through the dusty streets heading toward the temple at the hour of prayer. Perhaps you know the story. There not dressed in any striking fashion, not wearing their Saturday bests. It’s just another mid-afternoon prayer time.

They met a lame man sitting near the gates begging alms of the passers-by. Peter get’s his attention—“Look at us.”

What do I do in this situation?

I dig through my pockets; Hand over a dollar or two; Make him promise not to buy liquor or drugs with it; Make my way to church; Pat my self on the back; Check—care for the poor—off my list.

But Peter said, “I do not possess silver and gold, but what I do have I give to you: In the name of Jesus Christ the Nazarene–walk!” – Acts 3:6 NASB

When I was digging through my pockets, I overlooked the vast limitless…

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