Caring For The Poor Quotes by Dean M. Davies, Ignatius of Loyola, Hannah Arendt, David Platt and many others.
Faithfully caring for the poor and needy is a reflection of spiritual maturity.
If our church is not marked by caring for the poor, the oppressed, the hungry, we are guilty of heresy.
By assigning his political rights to the state the individual also delegates his social responsibilities to it: he asks the state to relieve him of the burden of caring for the poor precisely as he asks for protection against criminals. The difference between pauper and criminal disappears – both stand outside society.
Caring for the poor is one natural overflow and a necessary evidence of the presence of Christ in our hearts. If there is no sign of caring for the poor in our lives, then there is reason to at least question whether Christ is in our hearts.