Blessed is he that considereth the poor: the LORD will deliver him in time of trouble Psalm 41:1.
To think about the poor and
let them lie on our hearts is a Christian man's duty; for Jesus put them
with us and near us when He said, "The poor ye have always with you."
Many give their money to the
poor in a hurry, without thought; and many more give nothing at all.
This precious promise belongs to those who "consider" the poor, look
into their case, devise plans for their benefit, and considerately carry
We can do more by care than by cash, and most with the two
To those who consider the poor, the LORD promises His own
consideration in times of distress.
He will bring us out of trouble if
we help others when they are in trouble.
We shall receive very singular
providential help if the LORD sees that we try to provide for others.
shall have a time of trouble, however generous we may be; but if we are
charitable, we may put in a claim for peculiar deliverance, and the
LORD will not deny His own word and bond.
Miserly curmudgeons may help
themselves, but considerate and generous believers the LORD will help.
As you have done unto others, so will the LORD do unto you. Empty your