Proverbs 3:27 & 28
Do not withhold good from those to whom it is due, when it is in
your power to act. Do not say to your neighbor, 'Come back tomorrow and I'll give it to
you' - when you already have it with you.
Our true wellness is affected by the way we treat others. Here, we
are urged to show compassion to those around us. Just as we are not to put away our
wisdom with drugs and alcohol, we are also not to put away our compassion for others.
Many times those who are in need will come to us, as Christians, when it is not
convenient for us. When they do, we are to seize the opportunity instead of asking them
to come back when it is more convenient (during normal business hours). As Christians,
if we withhold compassion, we probably will not sleep very good until we take care of