The Temple maintained a public fund for charity, out of which money was available for helping the poor. People would bring their gift and place it in one of the thirteen trumpet-shaped containers. Each was labeled for a specific use.
Widow's Mite, Giving To God, Joyful Giving, Helping The Poor
This is a sermon mainly designed to be used at Harvest in the UK which uses the harvest laws from Deut 24 to think about the God given responsibility that the "haves,", those with more than enough, have to the "have nots," those in real need.
Harvest, Harvest Season, Rich And Poor, Helping The Poor
God puts people in our path that need love, acceptance, healing, and salvation. They are often packaged in problems. How and what do we do with the people problems in our lives. This sermon also deals with the reality of heaven, hell, and angels.
Angels, Lazarus, Heaven And Hell, Helping The Poor