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Christianity's Teaching on Helping Others.

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Christianity's Teaching on Helping Others 33 But a Samaritan, as he journeyed, came to where he was; and when he saw him, he had compassion, 34 and went to him and bound up his wounds, pouring on oil and wine; then he set him on his own beast and brought him to an inn, and took care of him. - Luke 10:33 This is the parable of the Samaritan. In this, Jesus teaches that in order to be good Christians, people must be charitable towards those in need, not just in monetary donation, but in actions too. ...read more.

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the Salvation Army covers a wide range of charitable efforts. 'Come, O blessed of my Father, inherit the kingdom prepared for you from the foundation of the world; 35 for I was hungry and you gave me food, I was thirsty and you gave me drink, I was a stranger and you welcomed me, 36 I was naked and you clothed me, I was sick and you visited me, I was in prison and you came to me.' - Matthew 25 It is Jesus' teaching from the Parable of the Sheep and the Goats that a Christian should help those who are ...read more.

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The Salvation Army are also aiming to reach out to others, in order to encourage them to do the same. The 'community outreach team' aims at doing just that, making people aware of the hundreds of people who are homeless in London alone! God even asks for us to love those who hate us: If you see the ass of one who hates you lying under its burden, you shall refrain from leaving him with it, you shall help him to lift it up. - Exodus 23:5 Which is why the Salvation Army persist with their efforts, even when they run into difficulties with their aims. ...read more.

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