The Bible contains more than 300 verses on the poor, social justice, and God’s deep concern for both.
“The Spirit of the LORD is upon Me, because He appointed Me to preach the gospel to the poor…”
James 1:27 “Religion that God our Father accepts as pure and faultless is this: to look after orphans …”
“Truly I tell you, whatever you did for the least of these, you did for Me.”
- Every 4 seconds, a young child in Africa dies.
- There are currently million orphans
- More than one billion children live on less than a dollar a day, poverty.
- Over 16 million children have been orphaned by the AIDS epidemic worldwide. This means if the children held hands, they would form a line that reached from New York to Seatle … three times over.
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