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What is the Church’s Role in Caring for The Poor?

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Scripture: 1 Timothy 5:3-16
Topics: Church Membership, Church Polity, Loving the Saints, Stewardship, Contributor: Joel Webbon

What is the church’s role in caring for the poor?

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How Can a Person Be Both Rich & Righteous?

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Scripture: 1 Timothy 6:17-21
Topics: Church Membership, Church Polity, Loving the Saints, Church Membership, Church Polity, Loving the Saints, Loving the Saints, Stewardship, Stewardship, Stewardship, Contributor: Joel Webbon

Riches in this life may bring profit now, but they will not profit in “the day of wrath.” In fact, riches in this life are often a pitfall to living a righteous life. So how can a person be both rich and righteous at the same time?

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Was Jesus Always Gentle?

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Scripture: Galatians 5:22-23John 2:13-16
Topics: Stewardship, Stewardship, Stewardship, Confrontation, Doctrine of the Son, Church Membership, Church Polity, Loving the Saints, Church Membership, Church Polity, Loving the Saints, Loving the Saints, Loving the Saints, Polemics, Contributor: Joel Webbon

I recognize that gentleness is a fruit of the Spirit that every Christian should possess. However, how do I reconcile gentleness with Jesus who fashioned a whip to drive the money changers out of the temple?

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Everybody Love Everybody!

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Scripture: Romans 14:1-23
Topics: Church Membership, Church Polity, Loving the Saints, Church Membership, Church Polity, Loving the Saints, Loving the Saints, Loving the Saints, Polemics, Church Unity, Loving the Saints, Stewardship, Stewardship, Stewardship, Confrontation, Humility, Contributor: Joel Webbon

In this episode, Pastor Joel exegetes Romans 14 (you read that correctly, Romans 14, not Romans 13), and makes a pastoral plea for charity and unity. He also takes a few moments to apologize for moments where he was perhaps too intense in previous episodes.

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Love Your Neighbor As Yourself

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Scripture: 1 Timothy 6:11-12
Topics: Stewardship, Stewardship, Stewardship, Confrontation, Humility, Love, Church Membership, Church Polity, Loving the Saints, Church Membership, Church Polity, Loving the Saints, Loving the Saints, Loving the Saints, Polemics, Church Unity, Loving the Saints, Loving the Saints, Contributor: Joel Webbon

In our self-centered culture, we are assured that in order to grow in love for others we must first learn to grow in love for ourselves. This may sound biblical, but there is one massive flaw.

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The Wickedness of Welfare: A Case Study On Caring For Widows

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Scripture: 1 Timothy 5:3-4
Topics: Church Membership, Church Polity, Loving the Saints, Church Membership, Church Polity, Loving the Saints, Loving the Saints, Loving the Saints, Polemics, Church Unity, Loving the Saints, Loving the Saints, Justice, Loving the Saints, Service, Contributor: Joel Webbon

Honor widows who are truly widows. But if a widow has children or grandchildren, let them first learn to show godliness to their own household and to make some return to their parents, for this is pleasing in the sight of God. 1 Timothy 5:3-4 ESV INTRODUCTION It has been said that the true test of a civilization is the …

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Love Thy Neighbor

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Scripture: Matthew 22:35-39
Topics: Doctrine of the Son, Doctrine of Worship, Church Membership, Church Polity, Loving the Saints, Church Membership, Church Polity, Loving the Saints, Loving the Saints, Loving the Saints, Polemics, Church Unity, Loving the Saints, Loving the Saints, Justice, Loving the Saints, Service, Lord's Supper, Loving the Saints, Worship, Stewardship, Stewardship, Stewardship, Confrontation, Humility, Love, Sanctity of Life, Contributor: Joel Webbon

In the midst of the coronavirus crisis, the second greatest commandment, “love thy neighbor as thyself,” is being frequently applied as the biblical backing for why churches should not gather during this season. However, in this episode, Pastor Joel provides an in-depth study on the second greatest commandment in order to discover whether or not it is actually being applied …

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God’s Heart For The Widow

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Scripture: 1 Timothy 5:3-16
Topics: Stewardship, Stewardship, Stewardship, Confrontation, Humility, Love, Sanctity of Life, Justice, Love, Church Membership, Church Polity, Loving the Saints, Church Membership, Church Polity, Loving the Saints, Loving the Saints, Loving the Saints, Polemics, Church Unity, Loving the Saints, Loving the Saints, Justice, Loving the Saints, Service, Lord's Supper, Loving the Saints, Worship, Loving the Saints, Contributor: Joel Webbon

God cares immensely for widows. In fact, even God in the flesh (Jesus) made sure that his earthly mother (Mary) would be taken care of by one of his disciples (John).

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Real Community

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Scripture: 1 Timothy 5:3-16
Topics: Church Membership, Church Polity, Loving the Saints, Church Membership, Church Polity, Loving the Saints, Loving the Saints, Loving the Saints, Polemics, Church Unity, Loving the Saints, Loving the Saints, Justice, Loving the Saints, Service, Lord's Supper, Loving the Saints, Worship, Loving the Saints, Loving the Saints, Contributor: Joel Webbon

There’s a lot we can learn from the Early Church, especially when it comes to living in real community.

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What Does The Bible Say About Caring for the Poor?

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Scripture: 1 Timothy 5:3-16
Topics: Stewardship, Stewardship, Stewardship, Confrontation, Humility, Love, Sanctity of Life, Justice, Love, Justice, Love, Church Membership, Church Polity, Loving the Saints, Church Membership, Church Polity, Loving the Saints, Loving the Saints, Loving the Saints, Polemics, Church Unity, Loving the Saints, Loving the Saints, Justice, Loving the Saints, Service, Lord's Supper, Loving the Saints, Worship, Loving the Saints, Loving the Saints, Loving the Saints, Contributor: Joel Webbon

Do we truly care for the poor? Or are we more concerned about boosting our approval ratings by promoting the mere appearance of generosity?