Wess Stafford often says that you can’t outgive the poor. Pray that your sponsored child will grow in generosity and will be willing to share what he or she has with others who also are in need.
The real question Jesus asks His disciples is this: “Are you envious because I am generous?” What a provoking question!
Why do we give — what is the purpose of giving? It should be no surprise that the answer is wonderfully simple and unimaginably complex, all at the same time.
The enemy has spoken lying words to those caught in his scheme. He has told them they don’t matter. He has made them believe they are all alone in their suffering. He has deceived them into thinking their situation will never change.