The situation with the disabled 2000 years
ago was remarkably different from what it is today. People with limited
abilities were treated pretty much as a liability in the olden days, shamefully
this probably is still the case in some parts of the world today.
I have read of children disowned, abandoned
or even killed in some cases simply because of their perceived disability. This
is a disgrace to our so called civilisation.
Peter looked straight at him, as did John.
Then Peter said, “Look at us!” So the
man gave them his attention, expecting to get something from them.
Then Peter said, “Silver or gold I do not have, but what I
do have I give you. In the name of Jesus Christ of Nazareth, walk.” Taking him by the right hand, he helped him up, and instantly the
man’s feet and ankles became strong. He
jumped to his feet and began to walk.Acts.
above applies to the physically handicapped and otherwise; everyone needs a
helping hand sometimes. Needing
or asking for help is not a sign of weakness, as a matter of fact, admitting
the need is an expression of strength..
If you look in the appropriate places,
there’s usually help available for nearly any situation. Whether it is help to
quit smoking, kick drugs, lose weight or
even be a better cook or better parent, there’s always help available. How
about practical help for the aged or emotional support for the bereaved, all
these are available.
Besides the above, there is help in God to
take you from whichever level you are right now to your desired height. All you
need to do is ask in faith believing you’ll receive it and the help will be
Finally, as you go about getting the help
you require, decide to always lend a helping hand along the way, everyone can
help in some ways.
May God send you help from the sanctuary in
Jesus’ name. I see you walk free of
every limiting circumstance; you shall not be stranded.