Good Life

October 19, 2013

Clergy Column | Monica Dawkins-Smith

Recent cuts in federal funding to support the poor are a cause for concern, especially since God’s care and compassion of the poor is a major emphasis in the Old and New Testament Scriptures. The parable of the rich man and Lazarus (Luke 16:19-31) is a good reminder of the chasms that continue to exist between us and those who are less fortunate and the indifference that still plagues us.

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