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  • The Poverty Mindset

    Contributed by Jeff Van Wyk on Apr 12, 2013
    based on 4 ratings

    One false concept is that poverty has some mysterious refining qualities. Some believe that it is spiritual to be poor. That is not the way God lives and neither does He want us to live that way. Just look how He blessed Abraham. The Bible teaches us that

    THE POVERTY MIND-SET Simply put, being poor is not having enough food, clothing, and shelter for your family. It is an urgent unmet need for more money and material possessions. Being poor can also be described as being without a dream that will take you out of poverty. One false concept is that more

  • A Christian Response To Poverty

    Contributed by Gene Gregory on Sep 24, 2005
    based on 45 ratings

    A topical message on the causes and Christian response to poverty.

    A CHRISTIAN RESPONSE TO POVERTY For the past several month, we have been bombarded by news of hurricanes, and flooding. We have seen pictures of the devastation left behind in Mississippi, Alabama, and Louisiana, and the damage left by the latest storm in Texas. We as a denomination, and as a more

  • Poverty Is A Result Of Laziness (Part 1 Of Rich Man Poor Man In Proverbs) Series

    Contributed by Henry Trocino Jr. on Mar 26, 2017
    based on 1 rating

    The book of Proverbs is not a book of finances. Rather, Proverbs is about wealth and want in light of the social reality of Proverbs. It makes us rethink the tribulations of poverty and, yes, even the troubles of prosperity (Prov. 15:16).

    "A little sleep, a little slumber, a little folding of the hands to rest, and poverty will come upon you like a robber, and want like an armed man" (Prov. 6:10-11). The context of this sub-section is laziness. Solomon tells the lazy person to look to the ant (Prov. 6:6). The ant has no boss more

  • Blessed Are The Poor In Spirit As Applied To Prayer

    Contributed by Paul Andrew on Oct 22, 2017

    Poverty of soul is a way of entering in prayer, especially at the outset of when we begin to pray.

    Poverty of soul is a way of entering in prayer, especially at the outset. Poverty of soul cannot be sought as an item of self-knowledge. It retains always an unknown, elusive quality. It cannot be simply a thought of our unworthiness before God. Much less can it be a mood of despondency about more

  • A Life Sentence Of Exile

    Contributed by Amiri Hooker on Mar 21, 2011
    based on 4 ratings

    Setting: Sermon given during Annual multi-church Mid-Week Lent service which is limited to 30 min for the entire service. Sermon seeks to connect Lent and the Messiah with Poverty and the issues of Poor in our Country and our communities.

    (The Message) Isaiah 59:15 12-15Our wrongdoings pile up before you, God, our sins stand up and accuse us. Our wrongdoings stare us down; we know in detail what we’ve done: Mocking and denying God, not following our God, Spreading false rumors, inciting sedition, pregnant with more

  • Nobody Wants To Be Poor

    Contributed by Ralph Andrus on Apr 22, 2013
    based on 1 rating

    Cause of Spiritual Poverty & the Remedy for it

    1. Hands Across America - May 25, 1986 - 6.5 million people held hands in a human chain for fifteen minutes along a path across the continental United States. - Many participants donated ten dollars to reserve their place in line - To fight hunger and homelessness and help those in poverty - more

  • Seek Not Prosperity Or Poverty, But The Glory Of God Series

    Contributed by Henry Trocino Jr. on May 4, 2017

    Part 20 (Final) of the Sermon Series, "Rich Man Poor Man in Proverbs"

    "Two things I ask of you; deny them not to me before I die: Remove far from me falsehood and lying; give me neither poverty nor riches; feed me with the food that is needful for me, lest I be full and deny you and say, “Who is the LORD?” or lest I be poor and steal and profane the name of my God" more

  • Mission, Faith In Action. Come On Reach Out! Series

    Contributed by Andrew Moffatt on Feb 16, 2011

    Take significant steps to eradicate poverty and injustice. This is done when people come into a relationship with The Living Saviour and when they are impacted for life change by the Holy Spirit. This is for The Whole Body of Christ not just one denomina

    Last week here at Sydenham the Salvation Army launched it’s document with the cunning title of ‘Stalled’ which for the Salvation Army is it’s annual ‘State of the Nation Report.’ This is produced by our Social Policy and Parliamentary Unit. The report looks into things such as our children, crime more

  • Poverty Means Slavery To Indebtedness Series

    Contributed by Henry Trocino Jr. on Apr 1, 2017

    Part 11 of the Sermon Series, "Rich Man Poor Man in Proverbs"

    "The rich rules over the poor, and the borrower is the slave of the lender" (Prov. 22:7). "Whoever oppresses the poor to increase his own wealth, or gives to the rich, will only come to poverty" (Prov. 22:16). The sage says that prosperity is the reward of the righteous for his humility and fear more

  • The Poor Series

    Contributed by Tim Smith on May 10, 2014

    This message focuses on the mission of Jesus Christ: proclaiming the Good News for the Poor.

    For the Poor Isaiah 61 How many of you have seen the Mission Impossible movies? Age check! How many of you remember the original TV series airing on Saturday nights. It ran from 1966 to 1973. There is one line which defined that series and it was, “Your mission, if you should choose to more

  • Open Heavens With Holy Disturbance

    Contributed by Daniel Olukoya on Jan 24, 2005
    based on 135 ratings

    God knows the secret plan of the things He will do for the world, using your hands, therefore if God is your partner make your plans BIG.

    Isaiah 64:1 “Oh that thou wouldest rend the heavens, that thou wouldest come down, that the mountains might flow down at thy presence”. This is a great prayer point, asking God to tear open the heavens and come down with His presence and every mountain will have no option but to melt and flow more

  • Poverty Can Be Caused By Worthless Pursuits Series

    Contributed by Henry Trocino Jr. on May 4, 2017

    Part 17 of the Sermon Series, "Rich Man Poor Man in Proverbs"

    "Whoever works his land will have plenty of bread, but he who follows worthless pursuits will have plenty of poverty. A faithful man will abound with blessings, but whoever hastens to be rich will not go unpunished" (Prov. 28:19-20). There are two antithetical sayings in the chiasm of Proverbs more

  • Spiritual Poverty Series

    Contributed by Keith Foskey on Apr 14, 2014

    Poverty of spirit drives us to the Savior.

    Series: The Sermon on the Mount Title: The Poor in Spirit Text: Matthew 5:3 When two people who love one another come together on the day of their wedding, there are traditional vows which are often spoken to one another. I, take you, to be my wife... for better and for worse... in sickness and more

  • The Poor You Have With You Always

    Contributed by Gene Gregory on Apr 29, 2021

    Next in series on John. Examines causes and response to poverty.

    John 12 (2) You always have the poor with you - Read John 12:1-8 This morning I would like to address Jesus’ statement about poverty and the poor. In verse 8 Jesus says, “You always have the poor with you.” You always have the poor with you! Why is that? Why do you always have the poor with more

  • Poverty Is A Consequence Of Injustice And Sin Series

    Contributed by Henry Trocino Jr. on Mar 27, 2017
    based on 1 rating

    Part 4 of the Sermon Series, "Rich Man Poor Man in Proverbs"

    "A good man leaves an inheritance to his children’s children, but the sinner’s wealth is laid up for the righteous. The fallow ground of the poor would yield much food, but it is swept away through injustice. Whoever spares the rod hates his son, but he who loves him is diligent to discipline him. more