Category Archives: Benevolence

Benevolence — When Should I Help?

One of the works of the church is benevolence.  In general this is helping those who are in need.  The following article brings out a side of this work that many may not consider.  We are to help those in need as we have opportunity.  The article addresses the question of WHEN SHOULD I HELP? Continue reading

Bible Verses About Helping Others, Mike Riley

Helping Others – A Biblical Principle

Our Lord gives us the following biblical principle in regard to our helping others, “But love your enemies, and do good, and lend, expecting nothing in return; and your reward will be great, and you will be sons of the Most High; for He Himself is kind to ungrateful and evil men” (Luke 6:35 – ESV).

Additionally, in Paul’s letter to the Galatian brethren (Gal. 6:9-10), Continue reading

WHEN SHOULD I HELP?, by Steve Higginbotham

Many people, especially preachers, are often approached by strangers asking for help. It may be money that they are wanting, a night’s lodging, food, gasoline, or bills paid (including cell phone and TV cable bills). Often times, people “make a living” traveling from church to church with a sad story that always ends with a request for help. Continue reading