Luke 14:13 ESV
But when you give a feast, invite the poor, the crippled, the lame, the blind,
Qumran was a first-century Jewish community that had isolated itself from outside influences to prepare for the arrival of the Messiah. They took great care in devotional life, ceremonial washings,&
Gospel to the Nations, Generosity to the Poor
Then after fourteen years I went up again to Jerusalem with Barnabas, taking Titus along with me. I went up because of a revelation and set before them (though privately before those who seemed influential) the gospel that I proclaim&
A New Tradition
In the United States, Thanksgiving is traditionally a day of feasting with family. But changing circumstances may lead us to rethink our holiday traditions.
Don't Just 'Serve' The Poor
Serve is one of the most used Christian words. The word serve, servant, service or any of its derivatives is used in the Bible over 1,100 times. It is what
What does the Bible say about being homeless / homelessness?
What does the Bible say about being homeless / homelessness? Are there any homeless people mentioned in the Bible?
Whos On My Guest List?
I love hosting festive dinners. Sometimes Ill say: Tonia, we havent had anyone over for dinner in a while. Who do you think we should invite? We go through our proposed &
The Bible and the Poor
Deuteronomy 14:28-29; "However, there should be no poor among you, for in the .... Proverbs 31:20; "If you see the poor oppressed in a district, and justice and rights .... John 12:5; "In Joppa there was a disciple named Tabitha (which, when ...
Just one week before her scheduled wedding date, Sarahs engagement ended. Despite her sadness and disappointment, she decided not to waste the food she had purchased for her wedding receptio&
The Church Is More Than Spiritual
What do you think the primary mission of the church should be? Here are a few statements I've heard recently from church leaders. Maybe they sound familiar to you: 'Let
8 Bible verses which remind us of the importance of charity
Most of us consider ourselves to be generous people. Yes, there\'s always a little extra we could give but between our online donations to our Facebook friends\' marathon fundraising pages, our enthusiastic purchase of our colleague\'s homemade baked goods at the work charity bak...
[VIDEO: 19min]The Blessing of Giving
A review of the teaching of Jesus could almost be summarized in one word: give. There is a blessing in giving. In Luke 6:38 Jesus says, Give, and it will be...
[VIDEO: 60min]How to Walk Like Yeshua Taught & the Cost of Discipleship Luke 14
Created with WFor whoever exalts himself will be humbled, and he who humbles himself will be exalted. (Luke 14:11) Then He also said to him who invited Him...
[VIDEO: 1min]What Does Jesus Christ Say About The Homeless?
While filming stock footage in Biloxi, MS on 3/21/14 I notice this guy in my frame that is digging through the trash. I've dug through trashcans many times (...