Consider the cause of the poor and needy

The righteous considers the cause of the poor: but the wicked regards not such knowledge. (Proverbs 29:7)

Speak up for those who cannot speak for themselves,for the rights of all who are destitute. Speak up and judge fairly; defend the rights of the poor and needy. (Proverbs 31:8-9)

Blessed is the one who considers the poor! In the day of trouble the Lord delivers him; the Lord protects him and keeps him alive; he is called blessed in the land; you do not give him up to the will of his enemies. The Lord sustains him on his sickbed; in his illness you restore him to full health. (Psalm 41:1-3)

Posted on August 25, 2014, in Reflections and tagged , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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