Wednesday, July 13, 2011

Owe No Man Any Thing

One of the real "hot potato" Bible texts many preachers are afraid to touch is "Owe no man any thing, but to love one another."

Does this mean that we shouldn't take out mortgages? Use credit cards? Or raise the national debt ceiling?

Yes, that's the only reading that makes sense to me. And unless you can think of an alternative reading, you may want to click on this offsite link:

[Note: This post was transferred from the Weebly to the Blogspot in November. At the time of transfer, the congressional vote had already taken place. I'm leaving the post up for historical reasons.]