The Daily Prompt today is “measure.” The prompt word reminds me of my Granny Matheny’s favorite Bible verse, which she shared with me as a young boy:

“Give, and it will be given to you: A good measure, pressed down, shaken together, running over, will be poured into your lap. For the measure you use will be the measure you receive” Lk 6.38.

Granny was a giver in good measure.

via Daily Prompt: Measure

READ: “By all these things, I have shown you that by working in this way we must help the weak, and remember the words of the Lord Jesus that he himself said, ‘It is more blessed to give than to receive’” Acts 20.35.

THINK: The Sunday offering is but a reflection of a life characterized by generosity and by the desire to give. It is one of the verbs most associated with God, Lk 11.13; Jn 3.16; Rom 8.32; Jas 1.5. And with his people, Prov 20.26; Mt 5.40, 42; Lk 6.38; Rom 12.20. Here is the greater satisfaction. Continue reading