Don't get tired of helping others. You will be rewarded when the time is right if you don't give up. We should help people whenever we can, especially if they are followers of the Lord.(Contemporary English Version)
I generally like to help others and believe most people do. It gives me a good feeling if I can help someone and I also am grateful when someone helps me. This is one of the reasons that I enjoy being a secretary/administrative assistant which is basically just helping others. It's a good job for me. Beyond that though, it's fun to surprise people by doing something nice for them.
One day last week, I witnessed one of the beggars downtown who asks people for money every day, ask a lady that was passing by behind me. I heard her say she didn't have any money, but she could give him her lunch (which she had just purchased) saying it was a burger. He gratefully accepted it and she gave it to him!
It made me realize I have a ways to go in this area. I'm fine with buying people gifts, going out of my way to help someone with something, giving time to help with church events, help my husband with things, but don't see me ready to give up my own lunch for someone else that I don't even know. I thought that was very nice of her!
When was the last time you saw someone help someone else. How are you doing at helping others?