Summary: The fact is that any of us have the potential within us to become fornicators, liars, drunkards, adulterers, or even murders and we could become guilty of ever evil work of the flesh; except for the Grace (help) of God! Where does your help come from?
“People are like dirt. They can either nourish you & help you grow as a person or they can stunt your growth and make you wilt and die. “ –Plato
--It all depends on what they have within them.
“Life's most persistent and urgent question is, 'What are you doing for others?” - Martin Luther King Jr.
"You can have everything in life you want, if you will just help other people get what they want." - Zig Ziglar
"Our prime purpose in this life is to help others. And if you can't help them, at least don't hurt them." - Dalai Lama
“We can't help everyone, but everyone can help someone.” -Ronald Reagan
“The first question which the priest and the Levite asked was: 'If I stop to help this man, what will happen to me?' But... the good Samaritan reversed the question: 'If I do not stop to help this man, what will happen to him?'” -Martin Luther King, Jr.
“When you're too religious, you tend to point your finger to judge instead of extending your hand to help.” ― Steve Maraboli
“You are never strong enough that you don't need help.” ― César Chávez
Help = to give or provide what is necessary to accomplish a task or satisfy a need; contribute strength or means to; render assistance to; cooperate effectively with; aid; assist.
I will lift my eyes to the hills, from where does my help come? My help comes from the Lord the Maker of Heaven and Earth.
אֶשָּׂא עֵינַי אֶל הֶהָרִים מֵאַיִן יָבֹא עֶזְרִי עֶזְרִי מֵעִם
יְ-הוָה עֹשֵׂה שָׁמַיִם וָאָרֶץ
“From where does my help come” in Hebrew is ‘from where does my עֶזְרִי come from." This is the same word used in Genesis when God creates Eve to be a כנגדו עזר/ a ‘help mate’ for Adam.
This type of “help” is deep, persistent and sincerely caring.
Where does your “Help” come from?
Some try to get their “Help” form all kind of places:
David clearly answered the question: “My help comes from the Lord.”
Where does your help come from?
We all need help.
Adam was created by God, formed from the dust of the ground and given the breath of life and he needed help… So God gave him a help-mate.