God is reaching out and caring for those who are considered a burden by their society.
You are driving down a rural backroad in the Middle East. To pass through a check-point on the road, you must have cigarettes and spare change.
The soldiers are friendly, smiling and waving through the car windows. They’ll accept the cigarettes and coins as ‘gifts’ and not ask too many questions as you drive through, especially if your car has a license plate from the right countries.