Friday, 31 March 2017

A Voice in the Wilderness.

"'Whoever has two coats must share with anyone who has none; and whoever has food must do likewise.'"  Luke 3:11b (NRSV)

John the Baptist recommended honesty in dealing with money (Luke 3:12-14) and communism in dealing with possessions.

This was practised by Jesus' disciples (Acts 2:44,45 & 4:32)

But you don't hear this preached in church very often.

It is indeed "'The voice of one crying out in the wilderness.'"  Luke 3:4b (NRSV)

[Scripture quotations (marked NRSV) are taken from the New Revised Standard Version Bible, copyright 1989 by the Division of Christian Education of the National Council of the Churches of Christ in the U.S.A., and are used by permission.  All rights reserved.]

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