By George Grant
This e-book will offer children with biblical solutions for the cruel difficulties posed by means of poverty and the fashionable welfare state. The writer, Dr. George provide, has written over twenty books on theology, hello
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Extra info for In The Shadow Of Plenty: Biblical Principles of Welfare and Poverty ( Biblical Blueprint Series: Vol. #04)
And as a result, souls were saved, nations converted, and cultures restored. The message of their mouths was validated and authenticated by the work of their hands. The “peace that surpasses all understanding” became the inheritance of ‘many because God’s faithful covenant people kept His commandments. Isaiah knew that. So did Augustine, Bernard, Wyclif,’ Hus, Calvin, Whitefield, Spurgeon, Moody, and countless others throughout the churchis glorious march thiough the ages. ewy knew “that God is not one to show partiality, but in every nation the man who reveres Him and works righteousness, is welcome to Him” (Acts 10:34-35).
But there wasn’t any time to call a community meeting. There wasn’t time to go through all the offici~ channels, or make a formal request. There was simply a man lying in the road who was so near death that the religious representatives of Israel were afraid of touching him, for feak of coming under the Old Testament Laws regarding contact with a dead body (Numbers 19:11-16). Why, it might have required them to go through some inconvenient ritu51 washing requirements! No,. better to let the man lie there.
Why, it might have required them to go through some inconvenient ritu51 washing requirements! No,. better to let the man lie there. ” He isn’t tiorried about contact with the dead, for he honors a b&ic principle of life: charity. He refuses to leave the “dirty work’’- the ritually unclean work — to someone else. He accepts personal responsibility, n,ever once looking for an easy way out. He spends his time, A& money, and his energy on behalf of the poor man. Thinking perhaps that someqne else would come along-someone better equipped, someone “called” to that kind of o,utreach just someone else; the priest and the Levite “did not remember to show mercy” (Psalm 109:16), but the Samaritan rescued “the poor and needy to “free them from the hand of the wicked” (Psalm ,.