In this statement, we join our voice to his to inform the public about the moral urgency of the debt question and to offer some considerations about responding to it. If we recall that Jesus came to "preach the good news to the poor" (Mt 11:5; Lk ), how can we fail to lay greater emphasis on the Church's preferential option for the poor and the outcast? 13, 51) He then issued a challenge to all of us, which he has repeated since: In the spirit of the book of Leviticus, Christians will have to raise their voice on behalf of all the poor of the world, proposing the Jubilee as an appropriate time to give thought, among other things, to reducing substantially, if not cancelling outright, the international debt which seriously threatens the future of many nations. 51) In response to this appeal, last year the Holy See, our bishops' conference, and Seton Hall University co-sponsored a meeting of top policy makers, academics, church leaders, activists from creditor and debtor nations, and officials from international financial institutions to examine the ethical implications of international debt.
teaching tape by Calvary Chapel Pastor Rob Salvato which is highly recommended because of his excellent introductory remarks on the important historical background to Daniel and then his comments on the opening passages in Daniel 1:1-8.
My FI went to the Christian book store today to look for some good devotional books for us to start.
We've been getting really busy lately and would like to find time to get closer to God and to each other as it seems we are drifting farther and farther with all of the daily stresses.
Only you know exactly what his life will hold, and precisely what you want to do through him. Help him to rely solely on you for his strength, and to move forward with confidence.
Please inspire him with a strong vision for his life.