This month we are hosting the Samaritan’s Purse disaster team at Makanalani. Consisting of about 32 people this dedicated team who base what they do on the story of the good Samaritan in Luke 10:30-37 are all here to help the people of Kauai recover from the flooding that so recently devastated parts of the island.
Thanks to God’s many blessings we were able to reschedule some of the groups that were due to stay here at Makanalani to accommodate the disaster team. And they didn’t come alone, their cargo plane with 70,000 lbs of supplies arrived yesterday too!
God is good and He always provides.
‘Jesus replied, “A man was going down from Jerusalem to Jericho, and he fell among robbers, who stripped him and beat him and departed, leaving him half dead. Now by chance a priest was going down that road, and when he saw him he passed by on the other side. So likewise a Levite, when he came to the place and saw him, passed by on the other side. But a Samaritan, as he journeyed, came to where he was, and when he saw him, he had compassion. He went to him and bound up his wounds, pouring on oil and wine. Then he set him on his own animal and brought him to an inn and took care of him. And the next day he took out two denarii[a] and gave them to the innkeeper, saying, ‘Take care of him, and whatever more you spend, I will repay you when I come back.’ Which of these three, do you think, proved to be a neighbor to the man who fell among the robbers?” He said, “The one who showed him mercy.” And Jesus said to him, “You go, and do likewise.”