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Welfare Ministry, Table of Contents

Table of Contents 5
Foreword 9
Chapter 1—Why Poverty and Distress? 15
Chapter 2—Christ's Sympathy for Suffering Humanity 23
Chapter 3—Isaiah 58—A Divine Prescription 29
Chapter 4—This is Pure Religion 35
Chapter 5—The Parable of the Good Samaritan 42
Chapter 6—Our Example in Welfare Ministry 53
Chapter 7—Visitation—The New Testament Plan 59
Chapter 8—Dorcas—Her Ministry and its Influence 66
Chapter 9—Types of Work in Neighborhood Evangelism 71
Chapter 10—Kindness the Key to Hearts 81
Chapter 11—How to Visit and What to Do 87
Chapter 12—The Effectiveness of Visitation Evangelism 97
Chapter 13—Organizing the Church for Welfare Ministry 105
Chapter 14—In the Footsteps of the Master 117
Chapter 15—Medical Ministry in the Homes 125
Chapter 16—Preparing for Last-Day Crises and Disasters 134
Chapter 17—Women Called to the Work 143
Chapter 18—Qualifications of Women for Service 149
Chapter 19—The Influence of Christian Women 157
Chapter 20—Ministry to the Poor 169
Chapter 21—The Poor in the Church 178
Chapter 22—The Poor of the World 188
Chapter 23—Helping the Poor to Help Themselves 194
Chapter 24—Poor to Exercise Benevolence 203
Chapter 25—Our Duty to the Unfortunate 209
Chapter 26—Help and Encouragement for Widows 214
Chapter 27—The Care of Orphans 220
Chapter 28—Adopting Children 232
Chapter 29—The Care of the Aged 237
Chapter 30—Our Responsibility to the Blind 239
Chapter 31—Working for Outcasts 245
Chapter 32—Cautions Sounded 253
Chapter 33—The Call for a Balanced Work 256
Chapter 34—Our Individual Responsibility 263
Chapter 35—Releasing the Streams of Benevolence 268
Chapter 36—Specific Funds for Welfare Work 272
Chapter 37—The Wealth of the Gentiles 277
Chapter 38—Food Sales 284
Chapter 39—Forbidden Money-Raising Methods 289
Chapter 40—The Influence of Neighborhood Ministry 295
Chapter 41—Reflex Blessings 301
Chapter 42—The Present and Eternal Rewards 311