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The Timeless Message of Giving

Originally written in the 1930s in England by two anonymous women known only as The Two Listeners, God Calling is one of the bestselling devotionals ever written. Now updated using today’s language, the book’s timeless message is influencing a new generation of believers.

In Tuesday’s post, writer and God Calling editor Patti Velasquez gave you a glimpse of the impact this devotional had on one reader. Let these words from the December 5th entry speak to your heart today.

Law of Supply

The first law of giving is a spiritual law. Give to everyone you meet, or whose lives touch yours. Give of your prayers, your time, yourselves, your love, and your kind thoughts and words. You must practice this giving first.

Then, give of this world’s goods and money, as they are given to you. It is wrong to give money and material things without first making it a habit (daily, hourly, increasingly more and more) of giving on the higher plane.

Give, give, give all of your best to everyone who needs it.

Be great givers—great givers. Give in the same way I said My Father in heaven gives. “He makes His sun rise on the evil and on the good, and sends rain on the just and on the unjust” (Matthew 5:45b NKJV). Remember, as I have told you before, give according to need, never according to what someone deserves. In giving with the aim of supplying a real need, you must closely resemble that Father in heaven, the Great Giver.

Julie Wilson

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Julie Wilson

For the past 25 years, Julie has been a visionary strategist and communication specialist. After graduating with a degree in journalism from Boston University, she landed the highly competitive job as an NBC Page in New York City, the same year she became a follower of Christ through the ministry of Redeemer Presbyterian Church. She spent 13 years as a start-up team builder with Priority Associates, a ministry of CRU, and helped launch Revolve, a national tour and conference for teenage girls, which attracted over 38,000 attendees in its first season. In her role as President of Women Doing Well, she gets to engage her passion for women and leadership with her purpose “cultivating change.” Julie and her husband, Gary, live in Richmond, Virginia, with their daughter, Ella.

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