Concepts such as poverty and the poor are often hijacked by political figures and redefined as mere statistics. In reality, poor people are just that – human beings with needs. While scripture does condemn laziness, it also consistently commands those with material resources to help and care for the impoverished.
Join us for this episode of Words of Grace, as Ben Winslett shares abundant scriptural references throughout the entire Bible revealing God’s heart on the matter of caring for the poor.
Radio broadcast for May 2, 2021 Continue reading “Biblical Principles for the Care of the Poor”
The New Testament is emphatic that the Old Covenant law stands forever fulfilled in Christ Jesus. He kept it to a jot and a tittle in our stead. But just because the law is fulfilled doesn’t mean we can’t learn from it. First, there are often underlying practical reasons for many of the laws (touching a corpse, handling of waste, etc.). Moreover, we can find shadows of Christ and His work as we think more deeply about the principles of each law.
In today’s Words of Grace, we consider three random examples of this from the book of Leviticus.
Radio broadcast for April 25, 2021 Continue reading “Practical Applications from the Law”