It’s vital that we do what we’re created to do – to like God and others. In some instances, there’s little margin for error.
I don’t intend to sound too heavy, however I would like us to remember we’re important and that what we do or don’t do can have everlasting significance and consequence. Life and dying should not solely in our arms, however we could play an element or essential position in sure circumstances. We’re nobody’s savior, however there are occasions once we do play an element in introducing them to the One who can save them.
In my 35 years of life, there have been a number of life-or-death circumstances I’ve been concerned in. I’ve answered a number of calls through the years the place folks have been considering suicide, and I used to be capable of pray with them and get them the assistance they so desperately wanted. I as soon as led a person in a salvation prayer whereas he was within the hospital, and he handed away later that night. Not too long ago, inside an eight-month span, I used to be one of many first folks to return upon a extreme automobile accident – thrice.
In November 2021, I used to be driving simply outdoors Denver, Colo., round 1 a.m., and we noticed a automobile flipped on its aspect on the interstate. My good friend and I helped two folks get out of their SUV and prayed with them whereas others referred to as 911. In February 2022, I noticed a van flipped the wrong way up in a snowy ditch close to Ottertail. I finished my automotive and yelled to see if anybody was within the van. A number of seconds later, the horn began honking! I referred to as 911 and struggled via stomach-deep snow to seek out an aged man the wrong way up in his automobile. Fortunately, he solely had minor accidents.
In July 2022, I witnessed a bike accident close to Bemidji. One of many bikers was unconscious and had very labored respiratory. One other woman and I started praying for him, and shortly he started to breathe usually, and some minutes later, he regained consciousness. He was life-flighted to a close-by hospital and spent a number of weeks within the ICU. He had a miraculous restoration and was the discuss of the hospital!
God needs to make use of us. God chooses to make use of us.
Lord, please assist us open our eyes, hearts, and lives to You and our neighbor. Might we be carriers of Your love, Your glory, and Your goodness! Amen!