A. The poor need God very evidently. The rich think they have all that they need.
B. The poor are oppressed by the world but blessed by God. The rich exploit to get rich, but hoard their wealth, taking their blessings for granted.
C. The poor cry out to God, and he listens. The rich boast of being self-made people.
D. The poor are generous because they know what it is to need, so they are eager to share with others.
E. The poor are always looking up for help. The rich are helping themselves.
F. The poor must be patient. The rich can afford instant service.
G. The poor see God provide for them and give thanks freely. The rich think their wealth is a shelter.
=> To give to the poor is to lend to the Lord. To give to the rich is foolish.
Give down and look up.
Invest in the Lord’s work among the poor, share your whole life with Him & His people wherever you go this week.
If you don’t find His people, make friends and help them become part of the Lord’s people.