“Those who will receive the most abundant reward will be those who have mingled with their activity and zeal, gracious, tender pity for the poor, the orphan, the oppressed, and the afflicted.”
—Counsels on Stewardship, p. 340
“The hidden benefit of service is that the reward of serving others are far great than the cost. The women in the church should be exposed to both the wonderful growth opportunities service provides and the wonderful rewards service brings.”
“Every faithful, unselfish performance of duty is noticed by the angels and shines in the life record.”
—Welfare Service, p. 313
“It is the motive that gives character to our acts, stamping them with ignominy or with high moral worth. . . . A heart of faith and love is dearer to God than the most costly gift.”
—The Desire of Ages, p. 615
“I will instruct you and teach you in the way you should go; I will counsel you and watch over you.”
“The effort to bless others will react in blessings upon ourselves. . . . Those who thus become participants in labors of love are brought nearest to their Creator."
—Steps to Christ, p. 79
“Those who will receive the most abundant reward will be those who have mingled with their activity and zeal, gracious, tender pity for the poor, the orphan, the oppressed, and the afflicted”.
—Welfare Ministry, p. 313
“And those who are wise shall shine like the brightness of the firmament; and those who turn many to righteousness, like the stars for ever and ever.”
I Sent You
The woman stood before God, her heart breaking from the pain and injustice in the world.
“Dear God," she cried out, "look at all the suffering, the anguish and distress in the world. Why don’t you send help?”
God responded, “I did send help. I sent YOU.”