'Caring for the Poor' Tagged Posts

'Caring for the Poor' Tagged Posts

Daily Devotions

Is not this the fast that I choose: to share your bread with the hungry, and bring the homeless poor into your house; when you see the naked, to cover them…? vss. 6a-7 Isaiah 58:1-12 The prophet imagines a conversation between God and Israelites who are wondering why their prayers aren’t being heard when they have been so faithful in making their temple sacrifices and keeping their ritual fasts. In the prophet’s estimation, God has a different agenda for them–they’ve…

Daily Devotions

Matthew 25:37-47 “And the king will answer them, ‘Truly I tell you, just as you did it to one of the least of these who are members of my family, you did it to me.’” vs 40 It’s amazing to see how people are drawn to those who are the rich and the powerful! When presidents and billionaires beckon, even cardinals and preachers pay attention and then vie with one another for a chance to break bread or have a…

Daily Devotions: September 18, 2019

September 18, 2020 For full passage click: Psalm 113:5-9 … “He raises the poor from the dust, and lifts the needy from the ash heap,to make them sit with princes, with the princes of his people.” vss. 7-8 The Psalmist believed that the Lord sat on high and looked down on the heavens and the earth. In a word, the Lord was high and lifted up. We might not describe the presence of the Lord in the universe in the…