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Giving to the Poor – Robert Murray McCheyne

in the 1830s in Scotland, Robert Murray McCheyne preached on the text, “It is more blessed to give than to receive.” The following is from that sermon.
Now, dear Christians, some of you pray night and day to be made branches of the True Vine; you pray to be made all over in the image of Christ. If so, you must be like him in giving.” “Though he was rich, yet for our sakes he became poor …”

Remember the Poor

Preaching today on Galatians 2:10 where Paul, Peter, James and John affirm their agreement on the gospel and then affirm their agreement on the importance of remembering the poor. Thought this article from “Take Your Vitamin Z” blog was thought provoking. http://takeyourvitaminz.blogspot.com/2013/06/generosity-redefined-part-3-whats-wrong.html

Lottery Tickets

I hope this helps you pray for those around you. Brother Joe Amazing: The Poorest Households Spend 9% of Their Income on Lottery Tickets By Derek Thompson Mar 31 2012, 11:52 AM ET149 The Mega Millions jackpot makes this the week to talk about lottery economics, so here’s a whopper: Households earning less than $13,000…