…Reading that description one might think I am talking about present-day New York City, teeming with Occupy Wall Street protesters. They appear to be an unorganized lot with no clear message. One thing they seem to have in abundance are signs that read things like “Jesus was the 99%”, or “Obama is not a brown-skinned, anti-war socialist who gives away free healthcare, you’re thinking of Jesus”.
…God presents us with three general ways in the Bible to take care of the poor and needy: 1) through the family; 2) through the church; and 3) through individual charity. The applicable passages for these three ways are Deuteronomy 14:28, 29, Numbers 18:24, Matthew 6:1-4 and 1 Timothy 5:3-16
Posted on October 21 2011 – 1:30 AM – Posted by:Moira Crooks