You might be poor simply because your family always has been, which is one of the hardest environments for making progress, he said people who should be in good financial shape may not be, often because the decisions they make aren't aligned with their future financial needs, landes said. The poor you will always have with you (mathew 26:11) the misinterpretation of this has justified a belief that the world will always have poor people. Our mission has always been to reclaim the church's biblical commitment to care for our bodies and our spirits for nearly 30 years, we've cared for working uninsured people and their families. Parallel translations the amplified bible you always have the poor with you, but you do not always have me holman christian standard for you always have the poor with you, but you do not always have me. That's because those who take advantage of the poor will always be with us those who use and abuse the poor for their own profit will always be with us why is it so easy for so many to hate.
New international version the poor you will always have with you, but you will not always have me new living translation you will always have the poor among you, but you will not always have me. The argument that the poor will always be with us is not justification at all for refraining from giving to the poor any arguments about whether to give really hold no weight we are obligated to give. Will the poor always be with us as long as greed and unfettered capitalism allows the top 10 percent of america's families to hold more wealth than all the rest combined , and the top one percent to possess 40 percent of the nation's wealth, there will be millions of poor people. The poor you will always have with you the poor you will always have with you matthew 26:11 join me in discovering the truth about christianity, the religious right, and poverty.
One freshman congressman, an obstetrician, said just like jesus said, 'the poor will always be with us' there is a group of people that just don't want healthcare and aren't going to take care of themselves as a rationale for repeal and replacement of the patient protection and affordable care act (aca or obamacare. Just like jesus said, 'the poor will always be with us there is a group of people that just don't want health care and aren't going to take care of themselves, us rep roger. We have all heard our parents say, you can do it if you put your mind to it but is ending extreme poverty something we can achieve scott todd of compassion international says that the question shouldn't be a.
The poor you will always have with you, but you will not always have me. 'the poor will be with you always' is a phrase found in matthew 26:11, john 12:11 and mark 14:7 and it is a phrase i have seen used to support the ideas that we can never end poverty and that it is jesus, as opposed to the poor, which should be our concern. Jesus said the poor will always be with us (matthew 26:11) there is no shame in being poor our attitude should be that of the writer in proverbs who said, give me neither poverty nor riches, but give me only my daily bread (proverbs 30:8.
A full understanding of what jesus meant by the poor you will always have with you (matt 26:11) requires familiarity with deuteronomy deuteronomy is the old testament book most cited in the new testament. • in each passage, jesus says that while the poor will always be with us, he will not • the emphasis is on total devotion to jesus and preparation for his death • the passage directly proceeding matthew 26 is the passage on judgment between. Will the poor always be with us by bryant l myers one sometimes hears christians, tired with the news of poverty and exploitation around the world, try and deflect. You're probably thinking of jesus' words in john 12:8: you will always have the poor among you, but you will not always have me his words were directed at judas (who would soon betray him), admonishing him because he was more interested in getting money for himself than in serving jesus. Rather than thinking to do nothing, god's logic says since there will always be poor among you (which is a promise in the word of god), you shall live openhanded and give liberally march 26, 2013.
The poor will always be with you was jesus' righteous and innocent enough reply jesus clearly did not pretend by his remark to be shedding new light on the problem of poverty. We hear it from the halls of power, as well as in the pews: you know what jesus said, 'the poor will always be with you'. He added: when i said, 'the poor will always be with us,' it was actually in the context of supporting the obligation we have to always take care of people, but we cannot completely craft a. Just like jesus said, 'the poor will always be with us,' marshall, a doctor and first-term congressman, said there is a group of people that just don't want health care and aren.
In the meantime there will always be poor people on the earth but far from being a reason for inaction, the continuing presence of the poor is the basis for the continuing command to be openhanded. For you have the poor with you always, and whenever you will you may do them good: but me you have not always ye have deuteronomy 15:11 for the poor shall never cease out of the land: therefore i command. In the time of jesus the majority of people were poor religion is more appealing to the down trodden, giving them hope, and a sense of spiritual superiority earned through daily suffering.