In His Name Ministries, Inc., Bethany, OK 73008-1208

Challenge
Seeking God's Will
About Helping A Poor Person
 by D. E. Stribling 1930-2009

God's Love In My Heart 
Makes All the Difference
 

Bear With The Failings
Of The Weak

"We who are strong ought bear with the failings of the weak and not to please ourselves. Each of us should please his neighbor for his good, to build him up." 
Rom 15:1-2 


 
The poor, they will always be with us, Jesus said. 

Mary had poured the contents of a large expensive bottle of perfume on her Master.

When the disciples saw this, they were indignant. "Why this waste?" they asked. "This perfume could have been sold at a high price and the money given to the poor."
Jesus said to them, "Why are you bothering this woman? She has done a beautiful thing to me.
The poor you will always have with you, but you will not always have me.  (NIV) Matt 26:8-10

In the gospel of Luke it reads, "you can love them anytime."  Mark 14:7

In any society, there will be a strata from the poor to the very rich.    There will always be people with whom you can share your wealth.

The causes of poverty are diverse and when you know of a specific need, there is one thing that pleases the Father.  Ask Him, "Father what is my part, what should I do?"

He will not lay a heavy burden on us.  But he does expect us to seek his specific will, to learn to "hear" Him, and to be obedient.