• Helping is in our New Nature!

    by  • May 21, 2013

    One of the marks of a Christian is the desire to help others. Because Christ has changed the believer’s heart, given him a new nature, and resides in him by the power and presence of the Holy Spirit, that believer longs to see Christ and His character put on display through himself, craves to...

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    Real Giving is Slow Giving

    by  • May 21, 2013

    It’s much easier to hand the homeless man at church a food card than it is to hear his story and help him find shelter and a job. When we give quickly, we are often being selfish—we’re choosing to demean the other person to a charitable cause and ignore the relational opportunity. If we...

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    We Meet Jesus Himself in the “Least of These”

    by  • May 21, 2013

    In the midst of discussing forthcoming judgment, Jesus uses our view of “the other” type of people as a distinguishing factor between those who truly believe and those who don’t. He goes so far as to say that when we help—and based on His theology as whole, I don’t think He means just charity...

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