Muyiwa Benralph Olaiya (Federal Capital Territory, Nigeria)
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Moses said, “Since there will never cease to be some in need on the earth, I therefore command you, ‘Open your hand to the poor and needy neighbor in your land.’” - Deuteronomy 15:11 (NRSV)
Jesus’ words in Matthew 25 remind me of the importance of caring for the needs of those around me. This passage helps me to remember that Christ lives around us, and although we cannot see him face-to-face, we can see him in the faces of others. And we can reflect...
When I give generously to others, I show them God’s love.
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Our resolve must be different. My prayer is that we have finally reached a tipping point. My hope is that when the protests fade and the marches slow that our will as a church to truly eradicate the scourge of racism won’t dissipate but grows even stronger.”
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