How to Help Without Judging the Needy?

I had to post this and share with you.

It can be difficult to give to the needy without judging the circumstances surrounding the need. But with God’s guidance we can act in generosity and love.

When it comes to helping the needy, it is a given for Christians to display the act of giving without hesitating or judging. And yet, it should be a form of generosity that comes from the heart and not as an obligation. But there are certain scenarios that made me wonder about the act of helping and to what extent can we do it without judging others.

A Few Scenarios:

1. There are lots of scams and illegal activities.

How many of you have encountered this in your lifetime? An example is a letter requesting for monetary help sent to a particular bank account because a certain relative has a serious illness that requires a major operation, only to find out later on that they want to use the money on something else that’s illegal.

2. If it’s not illegal, it is to fulfill a splurge.

Have you ever experienced someone asking you for money to provide for his/her child tuition fee and yet you saw on the person’s Facebook account they bought new bags, a Starbucks coffee, and new gadgets that you, yourself, can’t afford? The danger here is not feeling the bitterness of sharing your hard-earned money with someone who splurged it on wants.

3. Help was given but it wasn’t enough.

Someone asked you for monetary help because of an emergency. Upon looking at your budget, you saw that you can only spare a couple of bucks. You still did give that small amount of money. A month later, you heard from someone that the person you just helped called you heartless for giving only a little amount when they know you can give more.

4. Giving money and food to a person on the street who was dissatisfied with what you’ve given.

And worse, when you gave him a penny, he answered back with an, “Only this? What can I buy with this?” Or when you gave your favorite bread, you saw it in the trash bin a couple of minutes later.

Give Without Expectation or Judging

The list can go on and on. But these scenarios I have provided actually made me realize about the real motive behind my act of giving and helping those who asked for help whether they really need it or not. Indeed, there have to be no expectations on our end. Give without expecting anything in return, so to speak. Not even a “thank you.” If we give with expectations of something in return, we will likely wind up disappointed. We should give because we want to help and only that.

Wisdom and Discernment in Giving

And yet, helping those in need must be accompanied by a great deal of wisdom and discernment on our part, because not all of the “needs” can actually help the person for good. An example is asking for financial assistance only to be used for an addiction like substance abuse.

At this point, the kind of help that we can give isn’t exactly what the person is asking for. But it has to be something deeper and greater than that, and that is pointing the person towards God. We cannot help the person if we tolerate sin, and tolerating sin is offensive to God. That will make us as an instrument for the person to sin more instead of being a helper towards his/her greater good.

Learn how to give without judging

We cannot judge the people who come to us for help. They may have varying needs, and yet this is the perfect moment to ask God in prayer for the Spirit’s leading. This is the part where we cannot rely on our judgment alone lest our weak human emotions be used by the enemy to his advantage. We can’t allow that to happen. There is a possibility we’ll make the wrong decision sometimes still, but if we have God’s wisdom to lead our judgment, we can be assured we are making one that will honor Him and genuinely help those who are in need.

“And do not forget to do good and to share with others, for with such sacrifices God is pleased.” – Hebrews 13:16


Question: What are some practical ways we can begin helping instead of judging?


Credit to:  Christine Lailani Ginete – Rome

Pictures: The 6th Edition Of The Skip A Meal Initiative

Charity is the highest prayer; as God is love, God cannot ignore Himself.

Skip A Meal Initiative

You have been given a mind to solve problems for others, a heart to feel compassion for others, a mouth to speak kind words to others, ears to hear the plight of others, eyes to look out for others, and hands to sustain others.

His Treasure House International is out again with another wonderful humanitarian outreach on Saturday 13th October, 2018.

This outreach will never be possible if not for the idea and actualization of this initiative by our senior Pastor and Pastor Mrs. Uwu’bamen. Also can’t forget the team and the efforts of the strong women behind the success of this initiative “Women of Grace”.
The man of noble character is humble before those less educated than him, compassionate to those less fortunate than him, and kind to those inferior to him.

Pictures: Meadow Hall Foundation “Back To School Drive”

Pictures: Meadow Hall Foundation

Meadow Hall Foundation through its School Adoption Programme (SAP) provides infrastructural.and educational support to schools, pupils, teachers, and the host communities.

It was a successful outreach with Meadow Hall group last Friday. Over 400 pupils who are have been assisted to get settled in this academical session. It wouldn’t have come through of not for you guys kind donation and support.

Am very happy and glad that we at Motivated And Free did our bit and supported this great initiative. We use this medium to thank the management of Meadow Hall Foundation, for trusting us and making us one of their media partners. God bless.

Help Save Baby Oghene-Marho Peace

I hate this! I hate this so much. God have mercy. This breaks my heart. I can’t imagine a young child going though this Lord. Please help. Regrann from @owambenaija – This 4months old has a HEART CONDITION and needs surgery .
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TEMPTATIONS come in diverse forms and so when we pray “Lead us not into temptation…” most of us still take it for granted. First I am personally appealing to all MEN and fathers reading this TONIGHT to PLEASE take out a little share from the Friday night /weekend groove money and assist a fellow father trying to save his child.

Nothing is more devastating than the pain of parents being helpless and unable to save their innocent child.
I have spoken to this Young man, he doesn’t have #15Million for the life saving surgery his 4months old baby OgheneMarho .

I appeal to us all, if 15,000 of us can give just #1k each today, we can help this little child’s live.

Mothers who know how vulnerable their little angels are and Ladies still praying to God for the gift of motherhood please also transfer the little you can to this child’s account.
I will provide the father and family’s phone number if you need to speak to the father/them personally.

The doctors are also available to speak to any organization interested in lending a hand.

Please for the sake of humanity, I plead with all kindhearted individuals reading this to just transfer #1k to this account and it’s also fine if you can afford to please give according to your capacity.

May God keep delivering us from temptation.

ORHERUATA PEACE OGHENEMARHO , ACCOUNT NO :3127623347. FIRST BANK.

To those also going to PRAY tonight for this child, Atleast share this on your page as we never know whose PAGE the angles of help might be following.

#SaveBabyMarho