Sunday, August 8, 2010
Lead Me to the Cross
Last week I shared with you my personal story of receiving a shoe box. Today I would like to share a story that I came across in the Operation Christmas Child magazine about a year ago.
"While distributing Operation Christmas Child shoe box gifts in a village in Ghana, a member of out National Leadership Team noticed the thickly calloused feet of a young boy. "Please, God, let this boy receive a pair of shoes in his box!" the woman prayed. The boy had never owned a pair of shoes and walked barefoot on a six-mile round trip to school and back to his home each day. When the child opened his box, he found, not just one pair of shoes, but two pair. And both sets of shoes were just his size! The volunteer rejoiced when she saw that God had placed the perfect gift into the hands - and onto the feet - of this needy child." (article from OCC magazine)
"Every good and perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of the heavenly lights..." James 1:17