Quotes for Topic: Needy_people
The worst thing we can do for the needy is neglect them The second worst thing we can do is subsidize them, helping people get through a day while ignoring how we can help people get through their lives. Scripture does not call us to rescue lazy people from poverty. Instead, Scripture calls us to serve and supplement the responsible.
Reference: Taken from Counter Culture, Copyright © 2015 by David Platt. Used by permission. Website: Radical.net. Page 47.
For we are not rescuers giving our lives and families to save orphans and widows in need; instead, we are the rescued whose lives have been transformed at our deepest point of need. So now it just makes sense that men and women who have been captivated by the mystery of God's mercy might be compelled to give themselves to the ministry of God's mercy.
Reference: Taken from Counter Culture, Copyright © 2015 by David Platt. Used by permission. Website: Radical.net. Page 104.