20 New All Bible Economic Justice

How We Treat “Weaker” People

– Jesus warns about greedy persons who “devour widows’ houses” and says “such persons will be punished most severely.” (Lk 20:47)
– Micah says they extort other people’s houses and lands because “it is in their power to do it.” (2:1)
– Jesus said that HOW WE TREAT THE POOR IS HOW WE TREAT HIM.

Pretty serious. (Mt 25:40,45,46)

We do need to ask:

  • Am I becoming numb?
  • Am I thus less and less in line with Jesus?

(quote on image is from Pope Francis I) (reposted from April 2020)

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