Leave Something for Others

When you harvest your grain, always leave some of it standing along the edges of your fields and don’t pick up what falls on the ground. Don’t strip your grapevines clean or gather the grapes that fall off the vines. Leave them for the poor and for those foreigners who live among you. I am the Lord your God.

 (Leviticus 19:9-10 CEV)

The Lord often reminded His people to leave some of their produce for the poor and alien, also known as the law of gleaning. Today, God still expects us to leave something for others. For instance, taking one item when it’s limited to “one per household” or letting go of the other job that we don’t need. Be considerate of others. The temptation to take everything is great, but the consequences are even greater.

Leave something for others to glean.

Published by risingwiththeson

Farah obtained her Honours Bachelor of Arts Degree (with a double major in English and Religious Studies) from the University of Toronto, where she also completed her Bachelor of Education (OISE). While she enjoys teaching, writing gives Farah equal pleasure. She began to exercise this passion with the publication of "Rising with the Son," her daily devotional blog. It is designed to help strengthen the faith of her readers in Jesus. Through her writing, it is Farah's wish to inspire others and help them develop a closer relationship with God and His Son, Jesus Christ.

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