HIS LARGE CARDBOARD BOX

HIS LARGE CARDBOARD BOX
By: Darrelyn L. Tutt

My fingers feel dumb and I can't quite find the right keys to tap to adequately define yesterday's experience:
In the midst of 500 people,
I interacted with Jesus for several hours.
He was wearing plain men's clothes and he spoke in plain men's language.
He came to Friday's food give-away out at the Sioux Empire fairgrounds, He stood in line, and we intersected and interacted.
He opened up His large carboard box to me and I helped Him fill His box.
 I loved Him so hard inside, and felt Him so near to me, I didn't want the day to end.
There will be more Fridays,
There will be more opportunities,
There will be more love to be had.
I like knowing this and I'll live to find meaning in such service.
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Friday's food give-away (Faith Temple,) out at the fairgrounds is an extraordinary and reputable ministry in our community. It's a ministry where no person is treated like a "left-over" and no person is given "left-overs."
Prejudice, critique, and questioning has no place in "this" place.
The food give-away is a love give-away;
A compassionate "get-away" and reprieve for folks who are faced with life's difficulties.
The best of products and the best of supplies fills each individual's box preserving a needful message of value, dignity, and hope.
And I think to myself ...
What a beautiful difference we make when our lives become about filling other people's boxes.
Jesus filled mine;
Now I'll go and fill someone else's.
And in doing so, I will meet Him,
For He's told me:
"For I was hungry, and you gave Me something to eat; I was thirsty and you gave Me something to drink; I was a stranger and you invited Me in; naked, and you clothed Me; I was sick and you visited Me; I was in prison and you came to Me. Then the righteous will answer Him, 'Lord, when did we see You hungry and feed you; or thirsty and give You something to drink? And when did we see You a stranger and invite You in, or naked and clothe You? When did we see You sick or in prison and come to You?'
The King will answer and say to them, 'Truly I say to you, to the extent that you did it to one of these brothers of Mine, even the least of them, you did it to Me.'"

Matthew 25:35-40
Mmmm ...
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For more information on this beautiful and impacting ministry,
Google: Faith Temple food give-away.
Be Blessed.
Get involved and invest;
In more of Jesus.