He got into one of the boats, the one belonging to Simon, and asked him to put out a little from the shore.

Luke 5:3

I’m sure that Peter was delighted to oblige the Lord when he wanted to borrow his boat for a few hours! In the case of the anonymous villager from Bethpage, it was the loan of a donkey; with the Jerusalem householder, it was an upper room; and with Joseph of Arimathea it was an unused tomb. What was true of the donkey in Bethpage, was true of each of these possessions: ‘the Lord needs them.’ (Matt.21:3) One thing that characterised each of the donors was their willingness to provide the Lord with what he needed.
Are we equally willing to make our assets available to the Lord today?

Daily Reading: Isaiah 4