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Poor, The


1. Made by God. Job 34:19; Pr 22:2.

2. Are such by God’s appointment. 1Sa 2:7; Job 1:21.

3. Condition of, often results from

a. Sloth. Pr 20:13.

b. Bad company. Pr 28:19.

c. Drunkenness and gluttony. Pr 23:21.

4. God

a. Regards equally with the rich. Job 34:19.

b. Forgets not. Ps 9:18.

c. Hears. Ps 69:33; Isa 41:17.

d. Maintains the right of. Ps 140:12.

e. Delivers. Job 36:15; Ps 35:10.

f. Protects. Ps 12:5; 109:31.

g. Exalts. 1Sa 2:8; Ps 107:41.

h. Provides for. Ps 68:10; 146:7.

i. Despises no the prayer of. Ps 102:17.

j. Is the refuge of. Ps 14:6.

5. Shall never cease out of the land. De 15:11; Zep 3:12; Mt 26:11.

6. May be

a. Rich in faith. Jas 2:5.

b. Liberal. Mr 12:42; 2Co 9:12.

c. Wise. Pr 28:11.

d. Upright. Pr 19:1.

7. Christ lived as one of. Mt 8:20.

8. Christ preached to. Lu 4:18.

9. Christ delivers. Ps 72:12.

10. Offerings of, acceptable to God. Mr 12:42-44; 2Co 8:2,12.

11. Should

a. Rejoice in God. Isa 29:19.

b. Hope in God. Job 5:16.

c. Commit themselves to God. Ps 10:14.

d. When converted, rejoice in their exaltation. Jas 1:9.

e. Provided for under the Law. Ex 23:11; Le 19:9,10.

12. Neglect towards is

a. A neglect of Christ. Mt 25:42-45.

b. Inconsistent with love to God. 1Jo 3:17.

c. A proof of unbelief. Jas 2:15-17.

13. Rob not. Pr 22:22.

14. Wrong not in judgment. Ex 23:6.

15. Take no usury from. Le 25:36.

16. Harden not the heart against. De 15:7.

17. Shut not the hand against. De 15:7.

18. Rule not, with vigour. Le 25:39,43.

19. Oppress not. De 24:14; Zec 7:10.

20. Despise not. Pr 14:21; Jas 2:2-4.

21. Relive. Le 25:35; Mt 19:21.

22. Defend. Ps 82:3,4.

23. Do justice to. Ps 82:3; Jer 22:3,16.

24. A care for

a. Is characteristic of saints. Ps 112:9; 2Co 9:9; Pr 29:7.

b. Is a fruit of repentance. Lu 3:11.

c. Should be urged. 2Co 8:7,8; Ga 2:10.

25. Give to

a. Not grudgingly. De 15:10; 2Co 9:7.

b. Liberally. De 14:29; 15:8,11.

c. Cheerfully. 2Co 8:12; 9:7.

d. Without ostentation. Mt 6:1.

e. Specially if saints. Ro 12:13; Ga 6:10.

f. Pray for. Ps 74:19,21.

26. They who in faith, believe

a. Are happy. Pr 14:21.

b. Are blessed. De 15:10; Ps 41:1; Pr 22:9; Ac 20:35.

c. Have the favour of God. Heb 13:16.

d. Have promises. Pr 28:27; Lu 14:13,14.

27. By oppressing, God is reproached. Pr 14:31.

28. By mocking, God is reproached. Pr 17:5.

29. The wicked

a. Care not for. Joh 12:6.

b. Oppress. Job 24:4-10; Eze 18:12.

c. Vex. Eze 22:20.

d. Regard not the cause of. Pr 29:7.

e. Sell. Am 2:6.

f. Crush. Am 4:1.

g. Tread down. Am 5:11.

h. Grind the faces of. Isa 3:15.

i. Devour. Hab 3:14.

j. Persecute. Ps 10:2.

k. Defraud. Am 8:5,6.

l. Despise the counsel of. Ps 14:6.

30. Guilt of defrauding. Jas 5:4.

31. Punishment for

a. Oppressing. Pr 22:16; Eze 22:29,31.

b. Spoiling. Isa 3:13-15; Eze 18:13.

c. Refusing to assist. Job 22:7,10; Pr 21:13.

d. Acting unjustly towards. Job 20:19,29; 22:6,10; Isa 10:1-3; Am 5:11,12.

32. Oppression of-Illustrated. 2Sa 12:1-6.

33. Care for-Illustrated. Lu 10:33-35.

34. Exemplified

a. Gideon. Jdj 6:15.

b. Ruth. Ru 2:2.

c. Widow of Zarephath. 1Ki 17:12.

d. Prophet’s widow. 2Ki 4:2.

e. Saints of old. Heb 11:37.

35. Regard for-Exemplified

a. Boaz. Ru 2:14.

b. Job. Job 29:12-16.

c. Nebuzaradan. Jer 39:10.

d. Zacchaeus. Lu 19:8.

e. Peter and John. Ac 3:6.

f. Dorcas. Ac 9:36,39.

g. Cornelius. Ac 10:2.

h. Church at Antioch. Ac 11:29,30.

i. Paul. Ro 15:25.

j. Churches of Macedonia and Achaia. Ro 15:26; 2Co 8:1-5.