Archive for 'Charity'

Alms for Atonement

Luke 11: 37-41 Rom 1: 16-25 / Psa 19 . . . give alms, and behold, everything will be clean for you. (Luke 11:41) What rituals in our religion We seek for our purification, When all we need is compassion To the weakest for our salvation. After Jesus had spoken, a Pharisee invited Him to […]

Charity Saves Souls

Matthew 19: 16-22 Jdgs 2:11-19 / Psa 106 If you wish to be perfect, go, sell what you have, and give to the poor, and you will have treasure in heaven. Then come, follow me. (Matthew 19:21-22) Poverty now plagues our nation, And yet many don’t seem to care; For the sake of your salvation, […]

Who is the Greatest?

Matthew 20: 17-28 Jer 18: 18-20/ Ps 31:5-6,14-16 Whoever would be great among you must be your servant. (Matthew 20:26) When we serve for our salvation Don’t put your seat above the rest; To be meek in our intention, Is to be sure we serve Him best. Jesus and His apostles were on the way […]

Almsgiving for Atonement of Sins

Luke 11: 37-41 Gal 5: 1-6 / Psa 119 . . . give alms, and behold, everything will be clean for you. (Luke 11:41) No outward forms of piety Or religious rituals can clean, When all we need is charity To the poor to atone for our sins. After Jesus had spoken, a Pharisee invited […]

A Shepherd’s Love

Matthew 9: 32-38 Hos 8:4-7, 11-13 / Psa 115 The harvest is plentiful, but the laborers are few; pray therefore the Lord of the harvest to send out laborers into His harvest. (Matthew 9:38) The situation is never hopeless When faith in Jesus is brought to bear; Remember God’s mercy is boundless, Our Shepherd’s love […]

Against Avarice = Alms for Atonement

Luke 11: 37-41 Rom 1: 16-25 / Psa 19:2-5 …give alms, and behold, everything will be clean for you. (Luke 11:41) No laws or rites can make us clean If deep within lies cupidity. What washes off the stain of sin Is when we practice true charity. After Jesus had spoken, a Pharisee invited Him […]