It would be a true blessing if members from the Christ Church Stellenbosch congregation would prayerfully consider getting more actively involved with the poor in a variety of ways.

The Displaced Persons Ministry is at the stage where growth is necessary and YOUR help is needed.

We are currently looking for helpers to serve tea and coffee on Thursday mornings, from 7:00-7:30.

This is a wonderful opportunity for those who may wish to get involved — to love the poor, to share in their lives, to support the downtrodden and oppressed and to support the DPM in restoring vital relationships in their lives.

For more information (or if you would like to serve in this ministry), you are invited to contact the church office.

 

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Matthew 25:40 

40 “The King will reply, ‘Truly I tell you, whatever you did for one of the least of these brothers and sisters of mine, you did for me.’


 

Jesus And The Poor

Luke 14:13 — But when you give a feast, invite the poor, the crippled, the lame, the blind,

Deuteronomy 15:11 —For there will never cease to be poor in the land. Therefore I command you, ‘You shall open wide your hand to your brother, to the needy and to the poor, in your land.’

Luke 4:18 — “The Spirit of the Lord is upon me, because he has anointed me to proclaim good news to the poor. He has sent me to proclaim liberty to the captives and recovering of sight to the blind, to set at liberty those who are oppressed,

Mark 10:21 —And Jesus, looking at him, loved him, and said to him, “You lack one thing: go, sell all that you have and give to the poor, and you will have treasure in heaven; and come, follow me.

Luke 6:20-26 —And he lifted up his eyes on 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 shall be satisfied. “Blessed are you who weep now, for you shall laugh. “Blessed are you when people hate you and when they exclude you and revile you and spurn your name as evil, on account of the Son of Man! Rejoice in that day, and leap for joy, for behold, your reward is great in heaven; for so their fathers did to the prophets. “But woe to you who are rich, for you have received your consolation. …

Proverbs 19:17 —Whoever is generous to the poor lends to the Lord, and he will repay him for his deed.

Luke 6:20-21 —And he lifted up his eyes on 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 shall be satisfied. “Blessed are you who weep now, for you shall laugh.

Luke 3:11 — And he answered them, “Whoever has two tunics is to share with him who has none, and whoever has food is to do likewise.”