As to the first statement, some people don’t enter this world with boots and can’t possibly pull themselves up by bootstraps that they don’t have. Second, nowhere in the Bible will you ever find that God only helps those who help themselves. What you will instead find, is a God who cares deeply for the helpless, hopeless, and poor.
Watch the video and ask yourself, “how much privilege do I have in my life?” Think about others you know who may have less privilege. If you are able to read this and watch the video, you are already coming from a place of more privilege than someone else who doesn’t own a smartphone or who may not be able to afford Internet access.