"“It is 10 in the night and my mobile keeps ringing, knowing who is at the other end I ignore the call. It is the collection boy appointed by the agency to collect the money that I promised to repay for one of the credit cards I had defaulted.” This was during the year 2008 when globally economies were in the grip of recession and I was without job due to my stupid reaction and assumptions about the job market and myself... As a Christian professing to know the living God and His ways, I began to reach out to the “so called” preachers and prophets, yearning for a revelation to my problems. Everything turned out to be futile. Gradually I began to search the Lord whole heartedly through His written word and seek Him with proper guidance.
As I ponder upon the “messages of prosperity preaching” that we very often hear from the pulpits, that which is proposed to be the solution for global poverty, I would like to expound and exegete Luke 4:18–19 from the perspective of economics and lay forth the Biblical principles." writes Johnson Kanagaraj in this article in The CALL.
This article is part of the "Social Issues Special" issue of The CALL that voices out social evils like Casteism, Racism, Bribery, Corruption, Gender Discrimination; addressing a few such Social Issues and presents the prospects in Biblical perspectives. Click to read to know the pulse of this magazine. http://thecall.gemsbihar.org/2014/04/social-issues-special-of-call-release.html
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