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    I know that helping people it is the right thing to do, but should you live your life just working hard to do for others when they won't even do for themselves. it's like when is enough, enough.

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    Quote Originally Posted by gdyloves View Post
    I know that helping people it is the right thing to do, but should you live your life just working hard to do for others when they won't even do for themselves. it's like when is enough, enough.
    Well isn't that what the Lord Jesus Christ did for you and me and the whole world? He came not be be ministered unto but to minister and give His life a ransom for all, and we are to walk as He walked. So enough of your whining, and get back to doing for others what they will never appreciate or thank you for.

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    Keep christ should be beyond christ Mas.

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    Why did god make Moses take off his sandals & the priest too?

    I do know of the washing of the feet but I do not know the connection between the priest taking off his shoe & Moses taking off his sandals to face god?

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    Quote Originally Posted by gdyloves View Post
    I know that helping people it is the right thing to do, but should you live your life just working hard to do for others when they won't even do for themselves. it's like when is enough, enough.
    The Scripture tells us that those who will not work should not eat.
    SO----Sometimes we do more harm than good when we give. Sometimes enough is to much.
    We must look at the situation and pray we do the right thing.
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    My view.....right or wrong...biblical Christianity is putting everyone else first and yourself last.....in a nutshell
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    yea you guys r right thanks for u thoughts.

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    I don't believe we are required to "work" ourselves into an early grave helping others.

    Mark 14:7 “For you always have the poor with you, and whenever you wish you can do good to them; but you do not always have Me.

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    for us, hub and myself, Christ has taught us to 'give' when and where The Holy Spirit
    directs, and not out of guilt or emotion...it's truly been a very long and hard
    Spiritual lesson of obedience...

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    We need to be careful we don't fall for the rich man talk..that all unemployed are scroungers.. that's basically what is said and is being said. (although there examples of that).

    or people are poor because it is their own fault..their lazy.. This comes from rightwing elitism and is blindly followed by the wanna bee's who never will be but need someone to blame...because...lets face they are not rich and its not because they are lazy?????? Only other people are poor and lazy and scroungers!!!!!

    I like DC's answer:

    My view.....right or wrong...biblical Christianity is putting everyone else first and yourself last.....in a nutshell
    P.S Remember the money and or time you have is a gift in itself, but you also need to be good steward
    Last edited by phil36; 1 Week Ago at 12:25 AM.
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    Quote Originally Posted by gdyloves View Post
    I know that helping people it is the right thing to do, but should you live your life just working hard to do for others when they won't even do for themselves. it's like when is enough, enough.

    Tell G-d that and see what He says.... and then get over yourself. Lets see sextrafficking, sexual and physically abused children that a word of the state, martyrs for Messiah that die daily in the Middle East and China. Stand before G-d and explain why you have an ATTITUDE!!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by mcubed View Post
    Tell G-d that and see what He says.... and then get over yourself. Lets see sextrafficking, sexual and physically abused children that a word of the state, martyrs for Messiah that die daily in the Middle East and China. Stand before G-d and explain why you have an ATTITUDE!!!!
    You say i have a attitude, isn't that the pot calling the kettle black....

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    Quote Originally Posted by mcubed View Post
    Tell G-d that and see what He says.... and then get over yourself. Lets see sextrafficking, sexual and physically abused children that a word of the state, martyrs for Messiah that die daily in the Middle East and China. Stand before G-d and explain why you have an ATTITUDE!!!!
    in no way was I comparing anything to the things u mentioned. when I started this thread maybe I seemed a little Insensitive but I quickly backed down. I was upset because my brother is an addict and my parents continue to put me in a position where I have to "help him".
    i moved out of the city we lived in cause I have 2 children and I didn't want them around the people he seems to draw towards him. I've given him money I worked hard for to rent motels when he didn't gave anywhere to sleep I give him food when ever i do see him cause I do care and I don't want him to be cold or hungry but money is tight right now, I'm a single mom and since I don't have money they are pressuring me to let him stay at my place. anyways like I said I know we need to help others and once I read peoples reply I quickly backed down.
    Last edited by gdyloves; 1 Week Ago at 01:34 AM.

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    The answer is no. You should not live your life working hard for others when they will not do for themselves.

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    It seem as though Matthew 20:28 and Mark 10:45 is the subject here and it is being tanken out of context.

    Matthew 20:20-28 with 20-23 was about the the sons of Zebedee's mom coming to Jesus asking if her son could be the top dawg's along side Jesus. Jesus asked if they could drink the cup He was gooing to drink and of course they said, yes. Jesus replied that they would indeed drink but it was not His to give them that position. Matthew 20:24-28 the other 10 disciples heard this and were upset with the two brothers. Jesus explained how the Gentiles rules and had their leaders lord over their followers and it would not be so with their leadership, bt that the one the would be thier leader would be thier servant. Then He said He did not come to be served but to serve and give Himself a ransom for many the Greek word "
    πολὑς" what I find interesting is BAGD has I Timothy 2:6 using the same word, but in I Timothy 2:6 it is translated "all" in most translations.

    Just like He came to be a ransom for many, His leadership standard would be for the many, not all men.
    John 6:63, 65 "It is the Spirit who gives life; the flesh is no help at all. The words that I have spoken to you are spirit and life....65 And he said, “This is why I told you that no one can come to me unless it is granted him by the Father.”

    I Corinthians 4:7 "For who sees anything different in you? What do you have that you did not receive? If then you received it, why do you boast as if you did not receive it?"

    Born in the Spirit & word, granted by the Father. EE-TEOW




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