Growing in giving

I know a Christian family who were really struggling.

The wife’s job did not pay very well and the husband’s employer went bankrupt.

With two small children, the expenses just kept growing and they started living off their credit card.

The husband found another job, but not that well-paying either.  It seemed that they could not dig themselves out of their financial hole.

In God’s providence, another Christian, a business-man, heard of their dilemma. He had just done a business deal and some money had finally come in.

After prayerful consideration, he decided to pay off the family’s credit cards, get them set up with affordable accommodation and he gave them a budget plan for the future.

This is a great example of generosity or, as the Apostle Paul would say, a great act of grace.

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