Any historical examination of America’s origins, which fails to incorporate its pagan Greco-Roman philosophical heritage, its savage genocide of the native population centers, its dependence upon the subjugation of African slaves, and its violent opposition to, and overthrow of, monotheistic Christian monarchy, are merely myths created to soothe men’s conscience.
Some evangelical Christians are particularly clever at cherry-picking Bible verses that support their political agenda while ignoring those inconvenient passages that disagree with their worldview.
Here are a seven obscure facts about Israel’s responsibility toward the poor taken directly from the Old Testament that will challenge you to rethink God’s view of poverty.
The Bible has much to say about the poor. Here are eight eye-opening reminders from the New Testament on God’s views of the poor.