James 1:27

I think God is trying to tell us something…..

Never take advantage of any widow or orphan. If you do and they cry out to me, you can be sure that I will hear their cry. – Exodus 22:22-23

When you are harvesting your crops and forget to bring in a bundle of grain from your field, don’t go back to get it. Leave it for the foreigners, orphans, and widows. Then the Lord your God will bless you in all you do. – Deuteronomy 24:19

I delivered the poor that cried, and the fatherless, and him that had none to help him. – Job 29:12

You are the helper of the fatherless. Lord, You have heard the desire of the humble; You will prepare their heart; You will cause Your ear to hear, To do justice to the fatherless and the oppressed, That the man of the earth may oppress no more. – Psalms 10:14,17-18

Father to the fatherless, defender of widows — this is God, whose dwelling is holy. God places the lonely in families. – Psalm 68:5-6

Defend the poor and fatherless: do justice to the afflicted and needy. – Psalm 82:3

The Lord preserveth the strangers; he relieveth the fatherless. – Psalm 146:9

Speak up for those who cannot speak for themselves; ensure justice for those being crushed. Yes, speak up for the poor and helpless, and see that they get justice. – Proverbs 31:8-9

Learn to do good. Seek justice. Help the oppressed. Defend the cause of orphans. Fight for the rights of widows. – Isaiah 1:17

In you the orphan finds mercy. – Hosea 14:3

And anyone who welcomes a little child like this on My behalf is welcoming Me. – Matthew 18:5

I tell you the truth, when you did it to one of the least of these my brothers and sisters, you were doing it to Me! – Matthew 25:40

For as many as are led by the Spirit of God, these are sons of God. For you did not receive the spirit of bondage again to fear, but you received the Spirit of adoption by whom we cry out, “Abba, Father.” – Romans 8:14-16

Pure and genuine religion in the sight of God the Father means caring for orphans and widows in their distress and refusing to let the world corrupt you. – James 1:27

It is no coincidence that when we accept the gift of God’s grace, that he compares it to being adopted as a child of God…

But when the fullness of the time had come, God sent forth His Son, born of a woman, born under the law, to redeem those who were under the law, that we might receive the adoption as sons. – Galatians 4:4-6

He predestined us to be adopted as his sons through Jesus Christ, in accordance with his pleasure and will. – Ephesians 1:5

Adopt. Foster. Support the Needy. Active Compassion.

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