It's that political time of year when division is based on a secret ballot. Trump or Sanders? Clinton or Cruz? Whomever you vote for will cause some sort of separation from others. One of the hot topic issues is whether the government is responsible for helping those in poverty. This article won't answer that for the government, but what about you? Are you responsible to help those that are going through a tough time, born into poverty or somehow suppressed? Let's see what the Bible has to say.
One of my favorite passages on this topic is Galatians 6:7-10. I won't quote the entire thing, but it does say this, "God cannot be mocked. A man reaps what he sows." God knows what's going on and will bring the consequences or benefits of your actions. Don't think you can trick Him. He says the same about doing good: "...at the proper time we will reap a harvest if we do not give up." God will reward doing good to others. But to whom should I do good? Let's see,