Focus Text: Proverbs 19:1-8, 17; 22:16-23

Objective: By the end of this lesson my students should be able to list ways in which they may help people in need.

Central Truth: Christian compassion toward the needy in this world is an obligation for which God holds us accountable.

I. Condition of the Poor (Prov. 19:1-8)

II. Compassion for the Poor (Prov. 19:17)

III. Champion of the Poor (Prov. 22:16-23)