In the last post, we saw that equality in 2 Cor 8 is about sufficiency, that is, about everyone having enough. But how ought the wealthy (read: any western) Christian think about their wealth, the surplus of their ‘enough’?
When you think about social action, how much does ‘equality’ factor into your thinking? I suspect for many of us, the idea that ‘we have so much and they have so little’ is a strong motivator. We see the discrepancy and work to balance it out. In encouraging the Corinthians […]