“When the Son of Man comes in his glory, and all the angels with him, he will sit on his throne in heavenly glory.
All the nations will be gathered before him, and he will separate the people one from another as a shepherd separates the sheep from the goats.
He will put the sheep on his right and the goats on his left.
“Then the King will say to those on his right, ‘Come, you who are blessed by my Father; take your inheritance, the kingdom prepared for you since the creation of the world.
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,
I needed clothes and you clothed me, I was sick and you looked after me, I was in prison and you came to visit 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?
When did we see you a stranger and invite you in, or needing clothes and clothe you?
When did we see you sick or in prison and go to visit you?’
“The King will reply, ‘I tell you the truth, whatever you did for one of the least of these brothers of mine, you did for me.’
“Then he will say to those on his left, ‘Depart from me, you who are cursed, into the eternal fire prepared for the devil and his angels.
For I was hungry and you gave me nothing to eat, I was thirsty and you gave me nothing to drink,
I was a stranger and you did not invite me in, I needed clothes and you did not clothe me, I was sick and in prison and you did not look after me.’
“They also will answer, ‘Lord, when did we see you hungry or thirsty or a stranger or needing clothes or sick or in prison, and did not help you?’
“He will reply, ‘I tell you the truth, whatever you did not do for one of the least of these, you did not do for me.’
“Then they will go away to eternal punishment, but the righteous to eternal life.”
GNT … When I was hungry, you gave me something to eat, and when I was thirsty, you gave me something to drink. When I was a stranger, you welcomed me,”Mat 25:36,when I was naked, you gave me clothes to wear. When I was sick, you took care of me, and when I was in jail, you visited me.’
These words always remind me of the second great commandment to “Love your neighbour as you love yourself” it speaks to us about helping the less fortunate than us, it reminds us to support Charitable causes; Some say any charity will do, but remember not all Charities follow Jesus’ words. What good is it to save someone’s body or mind but lose their soul; we must choose wisely who we support. Support the works that are done in the name of Jesus, support Charities who do their work with and by God’s Love, not seeking conversion numbers, but actively showing God’s Love! Some say charity starts at “home”, but that is this world speaking; to look after our “home” is our duty or responsibility; Charity is to give with no reward, no recognition & no profit; it is giving to strangers who you don’t know and don’t know you whether it be your time, your money or of yourself, this is what Jesus means by Charity.
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