'Helping the Needy' Tagged Posts

'Helping the Needy' Tagged Posts

Daily Devotions

If a brother or sister is naked and lacks daily food, and one of you says to them, ‘Go in peace; keep warm and eat your fill,’ and yet you do not supply their bodily needs, what is the good of that?” vss. 15-16 James 2:14-17 Many followers of Jesus are familiar with the slogans, “grace alone, faith alone, and scripture alone.” But they’ve probably never ever heard anyone say, “works alone!” It seems a contradictory phrase, one that doesn’t…

Daily Devotions

Isaiah 25:1-5 … “For you have been a refuge to the poor, a refuge to the needy in their distress, a shelter from the rainstorm and a shade from the heat.” vs. 4 Isaiah has nothing but praise and thanks for God, saying “I will exalt you; for you have done wonderful things,” and this time he doesn’t have in mind great victories in battle or economic gain for the nobility. On this occasion, perhaps after famine or forced migration,…

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…