The Strong and the Weak
Romans 15:1-2 KJV
1 We then that are strong ought to bear the infirmities of the weak, and not to please ourselves.
2 Let every one of us please his neighbour for his good to edification.
The reason there will always be weak in society is because of innate inequality either in the NATURE or NURTURE of people.
The poor were essential in society because through their labor and low wages CAPITAL could be accumulated. Wherever there is great property, there is great inequality.
Adam Smith, The Wealth of Nations
The net worth of the top 400 billionaires in America has more wealth than 14 million AFRICAN Americans.
Not the weakness of the weak being exploited by the strong but the strength of the strong at the DISPOSAL of the weak.
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Why the strong should help the weak?
1. We all were once WEAK
2. The strong and the weak are I separately LINKED
We are caught in an inescapable network of mutuality, tied in a single garment of destiny. Whatever affects one directly, affects all indirectly.
Martin Luther King, Letter From a Birmingham Jail.
If you don’t lift the weak UP, they will bring the strong DOWN.
3. The weak can BLESS the strong
1 Corinthians 1:27 KJV – But God hath chosen the foolish things of the world to confound the wise; and God hath chosen the weak things of the world to confound the things which are mighty