by Pastor Tim Burt
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God in the Shoes author unknown
A little boy about 10 years old was standing before a shoe store, barefooted, peering through the window, and shivering with cold. A lady approached the boy and said, “My little fellow, why are you looking so earnestly in that window?”
“I was asking God to give me a pair of shoes,” was the boy’s reply. The lady took him by the hand and went into the store and asked the clerk to get half a dozen pairs of socks for the boy. She then asked if he could give her a basin of water and a towel. He quickly brought them to her. She took the little fellow to the back part of the store and, removing her gloves, knelt down, washed his little feet, and dried them with a towel. By this time the clerk had returned with the socks.
Placing a pair upon the boy’s feet, she purchased him a pair of shoes. She tied up the remaining pairs of socks and gave them to him. She patted him on the head and said, “No doubt, my little fellow, you feel more comfortable now?”
As she turned to go, the astonished lad caught her by the hand, and looking up in her face, with tears in his eyes, answered the question with these words: “Are you God’s Wife?”
Mat 10:42 ”And whoever gives one of these little ones only a cup of cold water in the name of a disciple, assuredly, I say to you, he shall by no means lose his reward.”
In His love,
Pastor Tim Burt
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2 thoughts on “God in the Shoes”
It’s a blessing to give and a curse to be selfish. Always remembered that!!! I’m always reminded of the rich man and Lazaraus. He thought he had plenty of food and plenty of time left on earth. Little did he know ” thou fool this night thy soul is required of thee.
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