It is high time our people stopped this maltreatment of widows, unless she killed her husband, but if not, this act got to stop! God specifically said that he loves them, and calls himself, “husband of the widow”, Isaiah 54:5.
He said that he is a judge of the widows, psalm 68:5. In 1Timothy 5:3, God said honor widows that are widows indeed. He said that we should visit the fatherless and widows in their affliction, James 1:27. Also in Deuteronomy 27:19, he says, cursed be he that perverteth (abuses) the judgement of the stranger, fatherless and the widow. In Mark 12:40, he says those who devour widows’ houses shall receive greater damnation. God also said that he will judge those who oppress the fatherless, the widow and the stranger. In Acts 6:1-15, there arose a murmuring of the Grecians against the Hebrews because their widows were neglected in daily ministration.
Exodus 22:22, you shall not afflict any widow or fatherless child.
Please my people, our God is very just and he knows the most vulnerable in our society, the widows, the fatherless children, and the strangers, that is why he gave warnings, placed curses and decrees against those who will abuse them. Especially to the widows, he God has a special soft spot for them because they are defenseless. You who maltreats your maid/servant because they have no father who will fight for them, you are already placing a curse upon yourself and generation as a result of your wickedness. You who maltreats a widow because her husband who will defend her is no more, you are fighting her God, and he who is fighting God is playing with fire. Those of you who plunder strangers (xenophobia), destroy their things, maltreat and kill them, God is equally against your acts and places judgement against you.
Remember, God says that we should not oppress the most vulnerable amongst us; the widows, the fatherless, and the stranger. Please help them and be kind to them as our heavenly father said.