There’s a lot of injustice in the world, and many times we wonder what just one person can do to much of a difference in difficult situations. In situations like this I am reminded of the words of Edward Everett Hale: “I am only one, but I am one. I cannot do everything, but I can do something. And I will not let what I cannot do interfere with what I can do.”
Don’t be paralyzed by what you can’t do. Focus on what you can do. What has God shown you that is breaking your heart? What gifts or assets do you and your group possess that can help – even in a small way? God asks you only to be faithful with what you have – not with what you don’t have.
This statement on page 92 gives cause for a lot of thought … “Justice withheld is a new concept to many of us. Scripture claims that through our neglect, we become oppressors.” Do you agree or disagree? It’s easy to say, “I don’t want to get involved,” but is that Biblical.
Here’ some of Brandon Hatmaker’s thoughts …