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    Jailhouse Religion
    A Po' Folks Guide to Philippians
    By Dr. Ronald Shultz, BRE, ThD

    Book Summary

    Someone said that God must have loved po' folks because He made so many of them. God does love the poor and the rich as well. Although the word "poor" does relate to finances, many times in Scriptures it refers to being distressed or depressed. Jesus blessed those who were poor in spirit because they realized they were bankrupt before God and needed Him to enrich their lives here and hereafter.

    Paul should have felt poor in every way but wrote Philippians as the richest man in creation. He was in jail, but was freer than most of us. He was distressed and yet as joyful as a bride and groom on their wedding day.

    In my life, I have been po' in every biblical sense of the word. This commentary was written by a po' man who became rich spiritually desiring that other po. folks may find true wealth as well.

    Author Profile

    Dr. Ronald Shultz, BRE, ThD, has been a Christian since 1975 and has been in the ministry almost from the start. He has ministered in churches in five states. He is currently associate pastor at Macedonia Baptist Church in Mesquite, Texas.

    Through Maverick Ministries, he supplies pulpits and ministers on the Internet to people around the world. His sermons have been posted on various web pages and he has been published in a seminary periodical. He has written The Power of Holy Women and a seven-week new member’s program. He served in three branches of the military and retired from the Army Reserves in 1998.

    He and his wife Karen live in Terrell, Texas. They have been married thirty-four years, and they have two children and six grandchildren.

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