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May 19, 2024

The Gift of Generous Giving

Sharing the resources God gives us is the privilege and responsibility of being a Christian.

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Giving to the Poor

Giving to the poor - orphans, widows, and sojourners - is one of the most important mandates in Scripture. Helping those who are less fortunate was not a completely unknown idea in the Greco-Roman world; however, it was always reciprocal, based on unequal relationships. In contrast, Paul's collection for the poor highlighted in 2 Corinthians 8 is unique in several respects. Learn more about the Christian virtue of "Giving to the Poor" in this week's article.

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