Thomas à Kempis: Return them to the Fountainhead

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Every good and perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of the heavenly lights, who does not change like shifting shadows. James 1:17

“God does well in giving the grace of consolation, but man does evil in not returning everything gratefully to God. Thus, the gifts of grace cannot flow in us when we are ungrateful to the Giver, when we do not return them to the Fountainhead. Grace is always given to him who is duly grateful, and what is wont to be given the humble will be taken away from the proud.”

Thomas à Kempis in “Appreciating God’s Grace,” chapter 10 of The Imitation of Christ.

I am so excited by the reception to the GTP video Palmful of Maize, which celebrates what God is doing in a nation where the children have been taught to “give God what you have.”

It mirrors precisely what Thomas describes as “returning them to the Fountainhead.” When we give God’s gifts back to God amazing things happen. He pours out grace on the humble and grateful.

They always have enough because the Fountainhead flows abundantly. If you have not watched the video watch it, and click here to learn more and to make a gift to GTP today to help spread the vision.

What you see is the impact of the vision in 12 of 28 districts in Malawi. Now, we are mapping the strategy and praying for funds to reach the other 16 districts and to spread it to Zambia and Zimbabwe in 2023.