Text: Luke 16:19-31 19 There was a certain rich man, which was clothed in purple and fine linen, and fared sumptuously every day: 20 And there was a certain beggar named Lazarus, which was laid at his gate, full of sores, 21 And desiring to be fed with the crumbs which fell from the rich man’s table: moreoverContinue reading “How did you treat the poor?”
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A Question of Priorities
38 Now it came to pass, as they went, that he entered into a certain village: and a certain woman named Martha received him into her house. 39 And she had a sister called Mary, which also sat at Jesus’ feet, and heard his word. 40 But Martha was cumbered about much serving, and came to him, andContinue reading “A Question of Priorities”
Rethinking Crime and Violence..
“A slacker’s craving will kill him because his hands refuse to work. He is filled with craving all day long, but the righteous give and don’t hold back.” (Proverbs 21:25-26) The slacker does not die alone. When the righteous withholds charity from the slacker, crime and violence are the results. Poverty left to its ownContinue reading “Rethinking Crime and Violence..”