Benevolent (part 2)
From the story of the Good Samaritan my neighbor is anyone who needs my help. My benevolent actions identify the extent to which I love my neighbor as myself. “Which of these three do you think was a neighbor to the man who fell into the hands of robbers?” The expert in the law replied, “The one who had mercy on him.” Jesus told him, “Go and do likewise.” Luke 10:36-37
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Benevolent (part 1)
Ruth was the recipient of a benevolent land owner. Her great grandson became the greatest king in all Israel. I myself am a recipient of this benevolent man. Because Boaz was benevolent towards Ruth, their descendant became my Savior who lives in my heart. No one knows the infinite ripples my benevolent actions will do in the kingdom of God.
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by Vincent Clark on May 21, 2018
Generosity to those less well off than me is the key to practical ministry. Paul says the wealthy should be rich in good deeds, generous and willing to share. Even former thieves must work with their hands to have something to give to the needy. Read More ...
by Vincent Clark on May 14, 2018
The treasure in the field and the pearl of great price are examples of how valuable is the salvation message of Jesus Christ. Wealthy Christians honor God with their wealth by divesting themselves for benevolent uses. In doing so, they are storing up treasures in heaven. Read More ...
by Vincent Clark on May 7, 2018
Opulent, wasteful, ostentatious luxury is a characteristic of sinners. The righteous will have wealth and riches in their houses. In fact, all upright christian believers are already wealthy. Read More ...