FATHER DIVINE - Various Social Aspects of His Teachings

Non Acceptance of Vacation Pay, Social Security Benefits, Insurance Benefits or Legacies

MOTHER DIVINE

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  1. "The question as to MY followers signing the Security Act blanks... I consider MY followers would be willing to sacrifice their occupation immediately if it is conflicting with their religious convictions,or religious conviction. Firstly your duty is to your GOD, your creator, by firstly seeking the Kingdom of GOD and HIS righteousness, and all things will be added thereafter."
    New Day, Dec. 16, 1961; P. 9-10 Message - Given Dec. 6, 1936; 3:15 p.m.
  2. FATHER DIVINE is a Forerunner of Public Housing in this Country!
    ---Att'y. J. Austin Norris, Philadelphia Board of Revision of Taxes, Editor of The Pittsburgh Courier. Speeches by FATHER and MOTHER DIVINE, Miss Bernese Williamson, Ms. D. of Hisacres, Wash., D.C. and an inspiration by a Rosebud.
  3. FATHER DIVINE Explains why His Followers Do Not Accept Tips and Gifts
  4. "We Do Not Seek Commercial Gains."
    New Day, Nov. 12, 1949; P. 26-27 Letter - Sept. 21, 1949
  5. "So the thought of it is, each one should make themselves independent, happy and free from graft and greed, soliciting and begging, and from expressions of dependency and express a real citizenry of a true independence and become to be a desirable citizen, attracted and admired by others."
    New Day, Mar. 3, 1951; P. 4-5 Interview - Granted to a brother Feb.19, 1951; 9:20 p.m.
  6. Living the Life. Insurance.  '...I have lifted up a standard to that end that I would not insure anything ...We make the sacrifice of such for righteousness' sake and if we can lose, it is a loss according to the Gospel, whereby if we lose anything we will gain an hundredfold in the present time and we would rather trust MY Spirit."
    'From a monetary point of view, MY true followers have unlimited purchasing power..."
    New Day, May 31, 1952; P. 9-11 Interview - Given May 12, 1952
  7. Bettering the conditions of the South Africans.
    'You see, the average person sows the seeds of poverty. So many of them sow the seeds of poverty and they reap the fruits of the same, because they go around soliciting, begging and saying about how hard it is to make ends meet'! But with ME and with Mine, those who live according to the life and teaching of Christ, we are successful, prosperous, healthy and happy."
    New Day, Nov. 7, 1953; P. 17-18 Interview - Given Oct.18, 1953; 5:43 p.m.
  8. "As a humane worker, I AM working out the virginity of GOD in humanity ...I came to cleanse you from all of the filthiness...that you might present to GOD and to humanity a sanitation of perfection..."
    'True followers of MINE will not take increase nor usury they will not sell the virtue of their religious conviction and the virginity of MY Spirit and MY Mind by indulging in taking relief and soliciting, begging, borrowing or anything of that kind. I have made the way possible for every able bodied citizen to get work to do and be independent!"
    New Day, Apr. 14, 1962; P. 12-13 Message - Given Aug. 29, 1941; 5:10 p.m.
  9. Those Who Take Out Insurance Mistrust God and Endorse Theft, Accidents and Disaster.
    'You have been paying for sickness, death, failures, disappointments and accidents, and you have been receiving them."
    'If you are convinced you are living according to the teaching of Christ you should be willing to trust your GOD for your security...You have your economical security by living according to this teaching and by being substantiated in faith."
    New Day, Oct. 16, 1954; P. 12-13 Message - Given Dec. 23, 1935; 4:30 p.m.
  10. "This (Philadelphia) Is The Country Seat Of Democracy.
    'All of our hotels, homes, extensions, training schools and churches are operated as a true democracy. Our economic laws of justice and equity for all have established the low cost of living for the people."
    New Day, Dec. 24, 1949; P. 30-31 Letter - Dec. 19, 1949 in reply to a letter dated Dec. 11, 1949.

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