Our church had an official welcome lunch for us after the church service this morning. I don’t believe that I’ve ever seen so much food. Previously, I mentioned to them my love for Chicken-n-Dumplins. I believe that they will be served in Heaven, along with Rocky Road ice cream. Because of this, there were about 6 pots of Chicken-n-Dumplins brought to the lunch.
After the church service tonight, Kristy’s aunt gave me a large portion of her Chicken-n-Dumplings to take home with us. It was enough for several days worth of lunch. However, that all changed before we made it home.
While pumping gas at a station on Strawberry Plains Pike, a man approached me stating that he and his wife did not have $ for gas, nor did they have any food. He didn’t really give more details, but I felt compelled to do what I could. I told him that I could put some gas in his tank and offered to buy him some food at McDonald’s. Then I remembered that I had the Chicken-n-Dumplings and told him that he could have them or McDonalds food, or both. He chose the Chicken-n-Dumplings.
The Bible says that when we do something for people in need, we are doing it for Jesus. So, in essence, I gave Jesus some Chicken-n-Dumplings tonight. I hope He was pleased.
Really, I wish that I could do more for people. However, we do what we can do. I gave the man advice on some services that I am aware of and was able to tell him about God’s love. He was appreciative and seemed hopeful. He said that with our help, he thinks he’ll be ok. I pray that this is the case.