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How I learned Jesus was not poor

Oral Roberts

How I learned Jesus was not poor

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Published by Creation House in Altamonte Springs, Fla .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Jesus Christ -- Person and offices.,
  • Roberts, Oral.,
  • Poverty -- Religious aspects -- Christianity.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementOral Roberts.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBT205 .R53 1989
    The Physical Object
    Pagination202 p. ;
    Number of Pages202
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2066668M
    ISBN 100884192334
    LC Control Number88064188
    OCLC/WorldCa20261193

    And when we show love and compassion to others, Jesus Christ shines through. In fact, Jesus says that others will know we are His disciples by our love (John ). Next time you have the opportunity to give, remember that you are ultimately giving to the King of Kings and the Lord of Lords. So give generously! Moreover, even the dogs came and licked his sores. The poor man died and was carried by the angels to Abraham’s side.” (Luke a) The poor man was content to eat the scraps off of the rich man’s table. He would have been satisfied with the scraps only. This is exactly what Jesus was trying to iterate on the Sermon on the Mount. Jesus Connects Me Back to God Because of God’s great love for you, Jesus willingly took the wages of sin upon Himself. Christ died so people could live eternally and not have to die. Jesus’ life without sin covers my life of sin so that I can have eternal life—salvation. Christ’s death was accepted by God as full payment for all my past.


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Oral 5/5(2). How I Learned Jesus Was Not Poor by Oral Roberts Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Start by marking “How I Learned Jesus Was Not Poor” as Want to Read/5(6). Oral Roberts shows that not only was Jesus not poor, but in several important ways He was rich.

Jesus had a house. He had a treasury adequate to finance His. How I learned Jesus was not poor by Oral Roberts,Creation House edition, in EnglishPages: was misunderstood and believed as poor for decades. This book, which contains 25 Evidence (10 cleared misconceptions and 15 additional truths) from the Bible, removes all doubts about the wealth of Jesus and gives an iron-clad proof that 'while on earth, Jesus was not poor.'.

"Though he was rich [on earth], yet for your sake he became poor [on the cross], so that you through his poverty might become rich." -2 Corinthians JESUS, who lived a rich life on earth -->Who was born in a manger, not because of poverty but because there was no room was available in the inn>Who wore swaddling clothes, not because He was poor but because of the cul/5(1).

Jesus Was Rich. There are 25 evidences for this in the Bible. Check out the book named “While on earth Jesus was not poor and He doesn’t want us to stay poor too”.

The same must then apply to Scriptural illustrations as in 2 Corinthians as per Isa i.e. it doesn’t actually mean that Jesus was actually poor. It is impossible to argue that the Bible says Jesus was poor except that he deliberately became poor (as a result of the same exchange on the Cross) so that we could become rich.

Personally, I believe Jesus was neither poor nor rich, but that He had generous resources to accomplish the calling God gave Him. His lifestyle did not detract attention from His teaching. The Bible teachers of Jesus’ day, the Pharisees, had a reputation for being “lovers of money” (Luke ). But you will not always have me.

She has done what she could; she has anointed my body beforehand for burial. And truly, I say to you, wherever the gospel is proclaimed in the whole world, what she has done will be told in memory of her. (Mark –9) Jesus is not saying there are more important things to spend our money on than the poor.

He is saying, “I am the poor.” Whatever you did or did not do for one of the least of these you did or did not do to me. In case what I just said didn’t register, and I admit the statement seems so radical as to not register, let me try it again. Jesus is not for the poor.

Jesus is the poor. Jesus’ call was preeminently to the poor—those who, of all people, are the most wearied and burdened, not only spiritually but also from long hours of physical labor and the various oppressions known only to the poor.

To these—not exclusively, but preeminently—Jesus was speaking. Mark Jesus sat at the temple and observed people putting money into the treasury. Large sums were put in by many rich persons. A poor widow came by and put in two small coins worth a penny. Jesus addressed his disciples and said that this poor widow had given God much more than all others to this treasury.

Some people say Mary and Joseph were poor because two doves were offered as sacrifices for Mary’s purification after giving birth to Jesus, and not a lamb and a dove (Luke cf. Lev. 8). Offering only doves, however, was completely within the Law for purification after childbirth.

The Poor In The New Testament. Following Jesus’ example, the apostles and the early Church embody Jesus’ love for the poor: “All they asked was that we should continue to remember the poor, the very thing I had been eager to do all along” (Gal.

“Share with God’s people who are in need. Practice hospitality” (Rom. Learn what Jesus was really trying to communicate. Matthew When Jesus said, “Do not lay up for yourselves treasures on earth” (Matthew ), the term “lay up” is often believed to.

There is no doubt that the New Testament teaches that Jesus was poor and that he came from a family with limited wealth. At the time of his birth, Jesus was born in a cave. This may or may not indicate how wealthy Joseph and Mary were.

(4) God is passionate about justice for the poor, (5) Christians are called to peace and nonviolence (6) Jesus and the Bible are political, and (7) the power and necessity of the metaphor.

In consideration of the timing of this book, it is particularly interesting that he says, "Jesus' message was not about the afterlife--not about how to get Reviews: Now he said this, not because he was concerned about the poor, but because he was a thief, and as he had the money box, he used to pilfer what was put into it.

1 Corinthians Verse Concepts. Otherwise, it would be very difficult to square a "better off" Jesus with Matthew Jesus replied, "Foxes have holes and birds of the air have nests, but the Son of Man has no place to lay his head." And, considering Jesus' "preference for the poor" in Luke, it all comes together to suggest a less than rich Jesus.

9 Jesus Quotes About The Poor What did Jesus say about poverty. Today's news is full of speculation and debate about the national debt, taxes and potential cuts to. James the brother of Jesus is the James who joined Peter and John in meeting with Barnabas, Titus, and Paul regarding the content of the gospel (Gal.

–10). This James is the same apostle who wrote the epistle of James, which is known for its many references to the plight of the poor and the church’s call to help the needy (; –7. Sodom was judged for pride, living a life of ease, and neglecting the poor and needy—not simply for sexual sin.

I don't know about you, but suddenly this story just became a little uncomfortable. Jesus the Advocate for the Poor Home > Modern Descriptions of Jesus > Jesus the Advocate for the Poor: Jesus had a special sense of mission to poor and oppressed people.

At the outset of his ministry, sometimes referred to as Jesus' mission statement, Jesus stood up in the synagogue at Nazareth and read from the prophet Isaiah. (Ver ) This is Part 4 in a series of Bible lessons on unlocking the “Myths of Jesus” found in the church.

This lesson is a follow-up and another attempt at setting the record straight. If you have not read the first lesson I might suggest that you go and start with “Part 1“. According to a recent video that I saw on Facebook from a preacher, he claimed that Jesus must have taken a.

The well-being of the rich is not Jesus’ only concern with regard to wealth. He also cares about the well-being of the poor.

“Sell your possessions,” he says “and give alms [to the poor]. Make purses for yourselves that do not wear out, an unfailing treasure in heaven, where no thief comes near and no moth destroys” (Luke ).

“He raises the poor from the dust, He lifts the needy from the ash heap To make them sit with nobles, And inherit a seat of honor; For the pillars of the earth are the Lord’s, And He set the world on them.

Jesus went beyond merely alleviating financial poverty Bryant Myers writes in his book, Walking With the Poor: Principles and Practices of Transformational Development, that sin has affected all of our relationships in some way. Our relationships with. When Jesus said, “Do not lay up for yourselves treasures on earth” (Matthew ), the term “lay up” did not simply speak of having possessions, but of your possessions having you.

“Lay up” could be better translated “hoard” or “stockpile.” Jesus was not saying that it is wrong to have things. He was warning against becoming materialistic—letting things become more.

Is Jesus telling HIs disciples to not care about the "poor" (John ). No, Jesus is telling them to "always" (John ) care about the poor, but also calling out Judas' hypocrisy - Judas Iscariot, Simon’s son, who would betray Him, said, “Why was this fragrant oil not sold for three hundred denarii and given to the poor?” This he said, not that he cared for the poor, but because he.

More About Jesus Pdf. But that's not when Jesus became poor. A clue is found in this verse. We're told that we became rich through His poverty. We are rich even when poor materially (Revelation ). We are rich because of what we have in heaven (Matthew ).

We are rich because of our enduring inheritance that will not pass away (1 Peter ). Put simply, when we apply Jesus’ sayings today, they look like withdrawing from any relationship, occupation, event, or thing that stands between you and following Jesus—permitted that you can do so while still honoring the commandments Jesus tells the rich young man to keep: “Do not commit murder, do not commit adultery, do not steal, do.

The Nephites had all things in common; there were not rich and poor, 4 Ne. Thou wilt remember the poor, D&C Wo unto the poor whose hearts are not broken, D&C – The poor will come unto the marriage of the Lamb, D&C – The bishop is to search after the poor, D&C Gospel law governs the care of the poor, D&C.

And do not forget to do good and to share with others, for with such sacrifices God is pleased. - Hebrews Doing good was something always spoken of in the early Church. Believers were commended to in practical ways do good deeds. Requirements f. And do not forget to do good and to share with others, for with such sacrifices God is pleased.

The following nine quotes, all attributed to Jesus in the New Testament, demonstrate just how important helping the poor is to basic Christian faith. Luke Then he looked up at his disciples and said: ‘Blessed are you who are poor, for yours is the kingdom of God.

Blessed are you who are hungry now, for you will be filled. Though Jesus never condemned rich people for being rich, He taught that wealth must not become an idol.

He told the rich young ruler to sell everything and give to the poor (Matthew –22). Since His life was consistent with His teaching, Jesus. Lessons You Can Learn From the Bible. This publication will take you on a journey through time, from the Bible account of creation, to the birth and ministry of Jesus, and on to the Kingdom to come.

The Book of Revelation was bringing me nothing but fear. By the time I was well into high school and college, I decided that I had had enough. I wanted nothing more to do with the book of Revelation. I decided that this book was simply too obscure to be valuable, and that its vivid eschatological predictions were just not relevant to everyday life.

perverting the cause of the poor, violently wresting the judgment of the needy ones of my people, that the widow may be a prey to them, and the orphan a spoil. Douay-Rheims Bible To oppress the poor in judgment, and do violence to the cause of the humble of my people: that widows might be their prey, and that they might rob the fatherless.

The poor help us to understand the relationship we should have with Jesus, in which our Lord and Master becomes our friend. God Lives in His People Two bedrock beliefs are the foundation for Vincentian Spirituality: first, God is the most real and the most precious reality there is, and second, this precious God lives in His people.

Do not exploit the poor in court (Proverbs –23) "Do not exploit the poor because they are poor and do not crush the needy in court, for the Lord will take up their case and will exact life for life." In God's eyes, the court was a place where the poor could go and receive justice.Luke ESV / 20 helpful votes Helpful Not Helpful.

Jesus looked up and saw the rich putting their gifts into the offering box, and he saw a poor widow put in two small copper coins. And he said, “Truly, I tell you, this poor widow has put in more than all of them.