quote:Originally posted by NashBama: "So basically the middle class are paying for the poor to sit on their butts and live off the government. Seems like the solution would be end welfare so those people will have to get a job to survive."
#8. On the list of "Top 10 Things You'd Never Hear Jesus Say"
"Those dam,n poor and homeless are always bugging me! Get a job!"
"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."
- 2 Corinthians 8:9 NASB
"The foxes have holes, and the birds of the air nests: but the son of man hath not where to lay his head."
- Matthew 8:20
"Then a man came to Jesus and said, "Teacher, what good deed should I do to gain eternal life?" Jesus said to him, "Why do you ask me about what is good? There is only one who is good. If you want to enter into life, obey the commandments." "Which commandments?" the man asked. Jesus said, "Never murder. Never commit adultery. Never steal. Never give false testimony. Honor your father and mother. Love your neighbor as you love yourself." The young man replied, "I have obeyed all these commandments. What else do I need to do?" Jesus said to him, "If you want to be perfect, sell what you own. Give the money to the poor, and you will have treasure in heaven. Then follow me!"
- Matthew 19:16-21 GWT
"If thou wilt be perfect, go sell what thou hast, and give to the poor."
- Matthew 19:21