1 These are the words of the letter that Jeremiah the prophet sent from Jerusalem to the surviving elders of the exiles, and to the priests, the prophets, and all the people, whom Nebuchadnezzar had taken into exile from Jerusalem to Babylon… 4 “Thus says the Lord of hosts, the God of Israel, to all […]
When Paul speaks to the financial cost of freedom in his letter to the church at Thessalonika, he seems to make a big deal about not eating anyone’s bread without paying for it. Why?
The key issue is profiting at the expense of another.
God calls people into leadership, even when they are reluctant and seemingly ill-equipped for the job (like Moses and David).
Looking for a surefire test for the ethics of any stratagem? Ask whether it will receive praise or condemnation when shouted from the rooftops.