'Oppression' Tagged Posts

'Oppression' Tagged Posts

Daily Devotions

It was now about noon, and darkness came over the whole land until three in the afternoon, while the sun’s light failed; and the curtain of the temple was torn in two.” vss. 44-45 Luke 23:32-49 In the prologue to his gospel John wrote, “The Light shines in the darkness, and the darkness did not overcome it.” Believers have found great comfort in this verse through the centuries, and we’re quick to recall it when times get tough and we’re…

Daily Devotions: September 6, 2018

September 6, 2018 James 2:1-10 …“But you have dishonored the poor. Is it not the rich who oppress you? Is it not they who drag you into court?” vs. 6 James couldn’t believe what he was seeing in the early Christian community. From his perspective, the leaders were showing a definite preference for the rich. They were the ones who were welcomed effusively and given preferred seating. He had seen first-hand how the poor behaved, they didn’t have fine clothes…