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Let Them Eat Bread

The question of bread for myself is a material question, but the question of bread for my neighbours, for everybody, is a spiritual and religious question. ...


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God Is Not Our Grandfather

We want, in fact, not so much a Father in heaven as a grandfather in heaven--a senile benevolence who, as they say, "liked to see young people enjoying ...


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Example of the Innkeeper

The innkeeper who gave Mary and Joseph a Christmas Eve cave should be a holiday model for Christians as they celebrate the birth of the Messiah. That's ...


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Watch Where You're Giving

I will never forget a woman who came to the food pantry at our church. She also needed a little money to pay her next month's rent. When she came ...


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Open Hands

The genius of Christian spirituality is to integrate (the) spirit of possession with the spirit of dispossession. The spirit of dispossession implies ...


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Giving in Secret

Charles Spurgeon and his wife, according to a story in The Chaplain magazine, would sell, but refused to give away, the eggs their chickens laid. Even ...


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Fighting for the Lost

While women weep, as they do now, I'll fight; while little children go hungry, I'll fight; while men go to prison, in and out, in and out, as ...


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Indifference to Poverty

The well-off and the secure have too often become indifferent and oblivious to the poverty and the deprivation in their midst. The poor have been shut ...


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The "Truly Worthy" Poor

People with a heart to serve others want to know that their gifts are invested wisely. At least I do. I don't want my alms squandered by the irresponsible ...


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Do Not Hoard Donations

Do not accumulate funds for the poor. Either distribute them immediately, or else dismiss the donor to hand out his own gifts.


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