Joyce Meyer – Everybody, Somebody, Anybody, Nobody

Powerful message today.

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Anyone, then, who knows the good he ought to do and doesn’t do it, sins. —James 4:17, NIV

Years ago I heard a story about four people named Everybody, Somebody, Anybody, and Nobody. There was an important job to be done and Everybody was sure Somebody would do it. Anybody could have done it, but Nobody did it. Somebody got angry about that because it was Everybody’s job. Everybody thought Anybody could do it, but Nobody realized that Everybody wouldn’t do it. In the end, Everybody blamed Somebody when Nobody did what Anybody could have done.

I once read about a shocking incident that shows the principles of this story at work—tragically—in real life. In 1964 Catherine Genovese was stabbed to death over a period of 35 minutes while 38 neighbors watched. Their reaction was described as cold and uncaring, a result of urban apathy and alienation. Later, research by…

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One Response to Joyce Meyer – Everybody, Somebody, Anybody, Nobody

  1. Beryl Held says:

    Thank you for sharing this message which helps to explain why our society and world is in its present state. I think we are all too often waiting for the government to do something.

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