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What"s so blessed about being poor?

L. Susan Slavin

What"s so blessed about being poor?

seeking the Gospel in the slums of Kenya

by L. Susan Slavin

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Published by Orbis Books in Maryknoll, NY .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Poverty,
  • Missions,
  • Church work with the poor,
  • Christianity

  • Edition Notes

    StatementL. Susan Slavin and Coralis Salvador
    ContributionsSalvador, Coralis
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBV3625.K4 S54 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25371991M
    ISBN 109781570759987
    LC Control Number2012021119

      Question: "What does it mean to be poor in spirit?" Answer: In the beatitudes of the Sermon on the Mount, Jesus declares, “Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven” (Matthew ). What exactly does it mean to be poor in spirit, and why does being poor in spirit result in the kingdom of heaven?   The Author Sarah Walton. Sarah Walton is the co-author of Together through the Storms: Biblical Encouragement for Your Marriage When Life Hurts (The Good Book Company, ). She is also the co-author of the award-winning book Hope When It Hurts and blogs at lives with her husband, Jeff, and their four children in Chicago, Ill.

    70 Beautiful Quotes and Sayings About Being Blessed. Blessing, a word that is often misunderstood by many of us, a word that most of us tend to seek throughout our lives without even realizing that each and every moment that we have lived, and are living, is full of countless blessings. What the Bible Says About Poverty. In the Bible, God speaks often of the poor and needy. He commands us to give generously to the less fortunate and to speak up on their behalf.. To help you connect with God’s heart for the poor, we have compiled this list of Bible verses taken from the New International Version that speak to how God asks us to relate to and serve the less fortunate among us.

    It's certainly not what comes to my mind when I think of being blessed or when I pray for others to be blessed. We were actually saying, "Let them be poor in spirit, mourning, meek, hungering. 16 Bible Verses about Blessings Of The Poor For you know the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, that though He was rich, yet for your sake He became poor, so that you through His poverty might become rich. Revelation “Blessed are the poor in spirit, for .


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A great little book/5(23). The book is written in a casual and somewhat disjointed style. But the authors' enthusiasm and passion outweigh that, and ultimately the subject matter is what keeps your Love the impetus behind this book, i.e., to ask is it really blessed to be poor?/5.

Whats so blessed about being poor? book MaNairobi, Kenya 1. 1 "Mama Coralis" Salvador, August 2 Blessed Are Those Who Are Poor but Determined 3 Blessed Are Those Who Are Poor Brand: Orbis Books.

Slavin was intrigued by Jesus' beatitude teaching, "blessed are the poor."   After approaching this seeming paradox through library research that proved unrewarding, she decided to join Slavador in her ministry to AIDS orphans to try to gain firsthand insights into how the poor can be "blessed.".

What's So Blessed about Being Poor. | An inspiring exploration of how happiness and holiness can exist in the midst of poverty and illness. Two lay women who have chosen to live among the poor in East Africa, one a Maryknoll lay mission, and the other, a New York attorney who left her law practice to become a lay mission with the Franciscans minister to the poor in Kenya.

" What's So Blessed about Being Poor?" was filled with the many reasons the poor are grateful for the little they have. It was written from a missionary mindset of total self giving. A great little book/5.

What's so Blessed About being Poor. The story was sad but made you want to continue reading to the very end. I was touched by the honesty off the writer and her desire to serve the Lord with her personal sacrifice as a missionary. flag Like see review/5.

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Book review by John Gillman L. Susan Slavin and Coralis Salvador,What’s So Blessed About Being Poor. Seeking the Gospel in the Slums of oll, NY: Orbis Books,pages, $ In the epilogue to this book the co-authors identify their experience of the call of the divine: “If you are lucky enough to find [ ].

Slavin first met Salvador when she was volunteering as a lawyer working in a justice and peace program in Kenya. Slavin was intrigued by the well-known phrase 'Blessed are the poor.' After approaching this seeming paradox through unrewarding library research, she decided that she would join Salvador in her ministry to AIDS orphans to try to understand how the poor can be 'blessed.'Pages: What's so blessed about being poor?: seeking the Gospel in the slums of Kenya.

Maryknoll, N.Y.: Orbis Books, © An inspiring exploration of how happiness and holiness can exist in the midst of poverty and illness. Two lay women who have chosen to live among the poor in East Africa, one a Maryknoll lay mission, and the other, a New York attorney who left her law practice to become a lay mission with the.

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Blessed. Revelation Behold, I come quickly: blessed is he that keepeth the sayings of the prophecy of this book.

Proverbs Blessed is the man that heareth me, watching daily at my gates, waiting at the posts of my doors. Daniel ,13 Blessed is he that waiteth, and cometh to the thousand three hundred and five and thirty days for.

The following is an excerpt from The MacArthur New Testament Commentary on Matthew Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. (Matthew ) Ptochos (poor. Question: "What does the Bible say about being poor?" Answer: The Bible has a lot to say about being poor, and we have many examples of poor people in Scripture.

Since material wealth is not a sure indication of God’s blessing, being poor is not necessarily a sign of God’s disapproval. I’ve said it myself, time and time again: “I’m blessed with good health.” “I’m blessed with a beautiful family.” “I’m so blessed to live in this house.” “God has blessed me with so much.” And it’s true.

I do feel blessed when I think about my life. I have everything I need and more.quotes have been tagged as blessed: Roy T. Bennett: ‘More smiling, less worrying. More compassion, less judgment. More blessed, less stressed.

More l. What's So Blessed About Being Poor? by First Congregational UCC, released 30 January