“The Hebrew word for blessing is baruch. It implies being hunted down and pursued by the favor of the Lord.” (source)
“According to the Bible, the needs of the poor are to be absorbed into society. The needs of the fatherless aren’t only financial, so throwing a check at the problem once a month is not the answer. The fatherless have social, emotional, and spiritual needs money alone can’t solve.” (source)
“Allow me to introduce you to those people God wants us to put at the top of our priority list: the orphans, widows, and aliens (strangers). These are the weak, the underprivileged, and the needy among us, and they all have a desperate need of provision and protection.” (source)
“God’s blessing is not just a nice thing to have; it’s a necessity for those who desire to walk in genuine satisfaction” (source)
“contemporary Christianity leads us to believe the lie that our faith was all about our comfort.” (source)
Tom Davis is an author, consultant, and the president of Children's HopeChest ( www.hopechest.org) a Christian-based child advocacy organization helping orphans in Eastern Europe and Africa. His first book, Fields of the Fatherless has sold over 60,000 copies. Tom holds a Business and Pastoral Ministry degree from Dallas Baptist University and a Master's Degree in Theology from The Criswell College.