We all care about the poor.
The desperately hungry. Without a home and living on the streets. The people bashed and robbed. Socially ostracised. Those drinking muddy, unpurified water. Nothing at all in their possession except the clothes on their backs. Sick to death.
We all pity such people. We feel sorry for how they live. So we donate money, clothes, water towards their villages. Set up organisations. Raise awareness. All in an attempt to help people in need.
But none of us envy their lifestyles. A safe assumption I hope.
The life of someone in poverty isn’t exactly the peak of the human experience. You would have to be out of your mind to desire this life.
“Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven” – Jesus
And then Jesus goes and says that. What the heck.
These were his first words in The Sermon on the Mount (Matthew…
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