30 September-6 October 2007

Closing the Gap

  • READ MORE Sunday  30 September 2007
    Luke 16:19-31

    "There was a rich man who was dressed in purple and fine linen and who feasted sumptuously every day. And at his gate lay a poor man named Lazarus, covered with sores, who longed to satisfy his hunger with what fell from the rich man's table..." (v.19-21)

  • READ MORE Monday  01 October 2007
    Proverbs 22:2-16

    "The rich and the poor have this in common: the LORD is the maker of them all... Oppressing the poor in order to enrich oneself, and giving to the rich, will lead only to loss". (v.2,16)

  • READ MORE Tuesday  02 October 2007
    Proverbs 28:3-10

    "A ruler who oppresses the poor is a beating rain that leaves no food ... The evil do not understand justice, but those who seek the LORD understand it completely". (v.3,5)

  • READ MORE Wednesday  03 October 2007
    Luke 9:43b-48

    "But Jesus, aware of their inner thoughts, took a little child and put it by his side, and said to them, 'Whoever welcomes this child in my name welcomes me, and whoever welcomes me welcomes the one who sent me; for the least among all of you is the greatest'". (v.47-48)

  • READ MORE Thursday  04 October 2007
    Ezekiel 18:5-24

    "A child shall not suffer for the iniquity of a parent, nor a parent suffer for the iniquity of a child; the righteousness of the righteous shall be his own, and the wickedness of the wicked shall be his own". (v.20)

  • READ MORE Friday  05 October 2007
    Revelation 3:14-22

    "For you say, 'I am rich, I have prospered, and I need nothing'. You do not realize that you are wretched, pitiable, poor, blind and naked".(v.17)

  • READ MORE Saturday  06 October 2007
    Amos 5:18-24

    "Even though you offer me your burnt offerings and grain offerings, I will not accept them; and the offerings of well-being of your fatted animals I will not look upon. Take away from me the noise of your songs; I will not listen to the melody of your harps. But let justice roll down like waters and righteousness like an ever-flowing stream". (v.22-24)

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