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Scripture… As We Live It #201

Posted by on Mar 25, 2012 in as we live it, scripture | 4 comments

Scripture… As We Live It #201

This is the 201st passage in “Scripture… As We Live It.”

Give to the one who begs from you as long as you know he’s not going to misuse your gift, and do not refuse the one who would borrow from you as long as you know that she can repay you. (Matthew 5:42 re-mix)

(Please read the first post for an explanation of this series.)


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  1. 3-25-2012

    Exactly. People love sectarian religion. Following Jesus and doing what He said and taught-no so much-especially whithin the religion that borrowed His name.

  2. 3-25-2012

    It’s a good thing God doesn’t do unto us (always) as we do unto others.

  3. 3-25-2012

    I like this one Alan, but I had to take it step further. So here is my playdough version:

  4. 3-26-2012

    Hey Alan, here’s one for you: Lend the money expecting it won’t be repaid, then you’ll have an opportunity to forgive the other person just in case they really don’t repay.