Tag: needs

  • Biblical Principle #270: Financially Loving the Poor

    Biblical Principles List Principle In the Law of Moses, God told Israel to be generous towards the poor who were in need, financially. Explanation We previously established that GOD instructed Israel to cancel debts towards fellow Israelites every seven years. One easy-to-anticipate side effect of such a requirement would be the increasing difficulty of obtaining…

  • Biblical Principle #267: Law on Charging Interest

    Biblical Principles List Principle The Law of Moses allowed an Israelite to charge interest to a foreigner but not to a fellow Israelite. Explanation GOD explained to Moses why He would allow Israelites to charge interest payments to Gentiles, but not to their brethren: 19 “You shall not exact interest from your brother, interest for…

  • May 20 – Self-control, Patience and Tempers

    Reading Self-control – Prov. 25:28; 29:11 Rashness – Prov. 20:25; 21:5; 25:8; 29:20 Temper and Patience – Prov. 12:16; 14:16-17; 14:29; 15:18; 16:32; 19:11, 19; 22:24-25; 29:8, 22 Drunkenness and gluttony – Prov. 20:1; 23:19-21, 29-35 Adultery – Prov. 5:1-23; 6:20-35; 7:1-27; 22:14 Prostitution – Prov. 23:26-28; 29:3 Devotional There are countless critically-important teachings contained…