Contributed by Sermon Central on Feb 25, 2002
OBESITY OR POVERTY
A February 2002 issue of National Geographic says the Worldwatch Institute has issued its annual State of the World report. Almost every global environmental indicator has worsened over the last ten years and the gap between rich and poor has gotten wider. Over 1 billion
Contributed by Richard Goble on Nov 16, 2007
In Hollywood there is an exclusive school attended by children of movie stars, producers, and directors. Asked to write a composition on the subject of poverty, one little girl started her literary piece: "Once there was a poor little girl. Her father was poor, her mother was
Contributed by Anne Benefield on Mar 5, 2009
The second theme in our passage is to strengthen and support the weak and the suffering. My friend at the Gazette also mentioned visiting his daughter in Kenya when she was a Peace Corp volunteer out in the desert areas in the western part of the country. He said that trip had
Contributed by Charles Jones on Jun 30, 2012
THE SPIRIT OF POVERTY
You justify your lack and make excuses.
You are afraid to give under the direction of the Holy Spirit.
You govern your finances with a lack of trust and don't believe God is your source.
Your are suspicious that those around you may take your money.
Contributed by Sermon Central on Apr 12, 2007
"Gratitude is riches. Complaining is poverty. Instead of complaining about whats
Contributed by T D on Dec 28, 2010
WAR ON POVERTY FAILS
I don't think any of us would consider ourselves to be wealthy when it comes to the top level of money makers in the USA, and while we clearly are not as well off as we were a year ago, our level of wealth and possibilities of being able to make a living far surpasses most
POVERTY BECAUSE OF UNBELIEF
On the corner of Park Row and Beekman Street, New York City, where Horace Greeley’s Statue now stands, stood a man offering $20 gold pieces for $1 each. All day he kept up loudly announcing his wares, but of the thousands that passed him, most paid no attention and
In an article in Time Magazine on global poverty, specifically on the efforts of rock star Bono of the group U2, March 4, 2002:
The model for a new approach is Jubilee 2000, which campaigned with great success to reduce developing world debt. Jubilee 2000 was based in Europe, not the U.S., and
Contributed by Sermon Central on Apr 11, 2007
The war on poverty created a great new upper-middle class of bureaucrats that found they had a fine career as long as they could keep
Contributed by Sermon Central on Feb 3, 2006
Poverty Rises: The total percentage of people in the U.S. in poverty increased to 12.4% (34.8 million) from 12.1% in ’01 according to the Census
Contributed by Sermon Central on Feb 8, 2006
Money is better than poverty, if only for financial reasons.
Woody Allen (b. 1935), U.S. filmmaker. “The
Contributed by Mike Dubose on Jun 10, 2002
A fortune-teller studied the hand of a young man & told him, “You will be poor & very unhappy until you are 37-years old…” The young man said, “Well after that, what will happen? Will I be rich & happy?” The
Contributed by James May on Apr 13, 2003
While serving as a security guard for the US Army at Long Binh in 1969, it was one of my duties to ride “shotgun” on every civilian tank truck that came to our little compound to fill our water tanks with fresh water from wells that were dug by the Army.
The local villages had very little, if
Contributed by Mark Brunner on Dec 15, 2004
“911 or You!” Obadiah 1: 1-14 Key verse(s): 10-11: “Because of the violence against your brother Jacob, you will be covered with shame; you will be destroyed forever. On the day you stood aloof while strangers carried off his wealth and foreigners entered his gates you were like one of