Re:Verse reading–Matthew 25:31-46 (day two).  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.’  vs. 40

Last week 31 students and adults traveled to Kansas City, Missouri for the Chapel Singer Mission Choir Tour. In addition to our concerts we served three different non-profit groups whose focus was on the homeless and poor. I became convicted when I read this scripture this morning as I considered what Jesus meant when he said ‘least.’ In some way I have always thought that mean ‘less.’ I have come to understand, however, that this is not what Jesus intended at all. Having the least shelter, having the least clothing, having the least health – these deal with needs not character, and certainly not the heart. I am grateful for the reminder this week that our care for each other is of utmost concern to Jesus.

Author: Aaron Hufty

Aaron Hufty is the Associate Pastor for Worship and Music at FBCSA.

One thought on “Least”

  1. Thanks for the definition of “least”! Thanks for your humility. I have always thought about “least” as “less fortunate” in our family, community, and society. The least among us who are less fortunate due to circumstances that are beyond their personal control!

    We can understand how life would be for the needy, the disadvantaged and the sick when we put ourselves in their shoes! A little help, a little love, and compassion can move mountains and can help bring joy and hope to the “least”! Any one of us can become the “least” as a result of a war or a Mother Nature’s act! Be kind and having compassion toward the least are the right thing to do. Sharing God’s resources to help lift the least is the right thing to do! Together, we can help making a difference in our surroundings!!

    Phuong Le Callaway, PHD, CA

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