It is my contention that the whole world needs freedom from poverty. It is not just the desperately poor who need that freedom. In tolerating a situation in which two billion people survive on £9 a week, we are all implicated and all need setting free from the slavery of poverty.
This article explores this freedom, and the casual, underlying and root causes of poverty. Continue reading “Freedom from Poverty”
“Love without justice is sentimentality,
Justice without love is legalism.”
God’s love in Action…
For many years the strap line for Kingscare has been, “God’s love in action”. Love is voluntary, and is an excellent motive for giving.
- We need to be sure that our love is not condescending.
- It needs to be more than just sympathy.
- It must not be out of a sense of superiority.
We can stand alongside the Continue reading “Love and Justice”
We look around us and see a world in great need, and we look forward to a day when King Jesus rules over everything. We ask, “Your kingdom come, your will be done, on earth as it is in heaven”.
The question is, “when is this going to true in reality, and are we meant to wait passively for it?”
But the reality can be here and now. The kingdom of God is AT HAND. It is for now. It is amongst us. The complete fulfilment may be yet to come but it has already started. Continue reading “The kingdom of God is at hand.”