God Won’t Ask You

God Won’t Ask You
David Blanchard

1. God won’t ask what kind of car you drove, but will ask how many people you drove who didn’t have transportation

2. God won’t ask the square footage of your house, but will ask how many people you welcomed into your home

3. God won’t ask about the fancy clothes you had in your closet, but will ask how many of those clothes helped the needy

4. God won’t ask about your social status, but will ask what kind of class you displayed

5. God won’t ask how many material possessions you had, but will ask if they dictated your life

6. God won’t ask what your highest salary was, but will ask if you compromised your character to obtain that salary

7. God won’t ask how much overtime you worked, but will ask if you worked overtime for your family and loved ones

8. God won’t ask how many promotions you received, but will ask how you promoted others

9. God won’t ask what your job title was, but will ask if you performed your job to the best of your ability

10. God won’t ask what you did to help yourself, but will ask what you did to help others

11. God won’t ask how many friends you had, but will ask how many people to whom you were a true friend

12. God won’t ask what you did to protect your rights, but will ask what you did to protect the rights of others

13. God won’t ask in what neighborhood you lived, but will ask how you treated your neighbors

14. God won’t ask about the color of your skin, but will ask about the content of your character

15. God won’t ask how many times your deeds matched your words, but will ask how many times they didn’t

This article “God Won’t Ask You” by David Blanchard was excerpted from: www.sermonillustration.com website. October 1999. It may be used for study & research purposes only.

This article may not be written by an Apostolic author, but it contains many excellent principles and concepts that can be adapted to most churches. As the old saying goes “Eat the meat. Throw away the bones.”

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