"You insult your Maker when you exploit the powerless; when you’re kind to the poor, you honour God."

The Bible book of Proverbs chapter 14 verse 31

(The Message version)

CHANGE

Reflect on the various images.

What injustice would you like to see change?

Pause

and pray to God for that change.

And ask God to

Shine His Light in the Darkness

READ

Read the verses from the Bible (a book about God) about how God sees injustice and poverty

"For God listens to the poor, He doesn’t walk out on the wretched"

The Bible book of Psalms chapter 69 verse 33

(The Message version)

homeless man dries clothes over fire

"For the Lord your God is the God of gods and Lord of lords. He is the great God, the mighty and awesome God, who shows no partiality and cannot be bribed. He ensures that orphans and widows receive justice. He shows love to the foreigners living among you and gives them food and clothing. So you, too, must show love."

The Bible book of Deuteronomy Chapter 10 verses 17-19

(New Living Translation version)

"But he’s already made it plain how to live, what to do, what God is looking for in men and women. It’s quite simple: Do what is fair and just to your neighbour, be compassionate and loyal in your love"

The Bible book of Micah chapter 6 verse 8

(The Message version)

Save our Planet Campaigner

"Do you know what I want? I want justice—oceans of it. I want fairness—rivers of it. That’s what I want. That’s all I want."

The Bible book of Amos chapter 5 verse 24

(The Message version)

"Say no to wrong. Learn to do good. Work for justice. Help the down-and-out. Stand up for the homeless. Go to bat for the defenceless."

The Bible book of Isaiah chapter 1 verse 17

(The Message version)

Young family living in poor home

"There is joy for those who deal justly with others and always do what is right."

The Bible book of Psalms chapter 106 verse 3

(New Living Translation)

"Treat one another justly. Love your neighbours. Be compassionate with each other. Don’t take advantage of widows, orphans, visitors, and the poor. Don’t plot and scheme against one another."

The Bible book of Zechariah chapter 7 verse 9

(New Living Translation)

man gives to the poor

"Don’t walk on the poor just because they’re poor, and don’t use your position to crush the weak, Because God will come to their defence."

The Bible book of Proverbs chapter 22 verses 22-23

(The Message version)