You must care for the needy (2)

‘He defended the cause of the poor and needy, and so all went well.’ Jeremiah 22:16 NIV When he was a theology student, Jim Wallis and some of his classmates took scissors to the Bible and cut out every verse about poverty, wealth, justice, or oppression. And would...

You must care for the needy (1)

‘Their widows were being overlooked in the daily distribution of food.’ Acts 6:1 NIV Since the government didn’t care for widows and orphans back in New Testament times, the church took on that responsibility. Unfortunately, bias raised its ugly head, and Jewish...

You’re a reflector

‘But we all, with unveiled face, beholding as in a mirror the glory of the Lord’ 2 Corinthians 3:18 NKJV As the old saying goes, ‘You become like the company you keep.’ Paul explains it this way: ‘But we all, with unveiled face, beholding as in a mirror the glory of...

Give God all the glory

‘For they did not gain possession of the land by their own sword,’ Psalm 44:3 NKJV A frog was running out of water, so he asked two birds to transport him to a nearby pond by having each bird carry one end of a stick in their beak while he bit down on the centre and...

Christ’s love for you

‘To know Christ’s love that surpasses knowledge.’ Ephesians 3:19 CSB Princess Alice was Queen Victoria’s daughter. When her son contracted an incurable disease called black diphtheria, the doctors quarantined the boy and warned his mother to stay away from him lest...