Warm Southern Breeze

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Pay It Forward

Posted by Warm Southern Breeze on Monday, November 6, 2017

The idea of repaying a favor or someone’s generosity by doing the same for a third party has been around a long time. In fact it’s at the core of Jesus’ radical challenge to love without condition, because God loved us first—to help the “least among us,” who can’t possibly pay us back. In extending a loan to a friend, Benjamin Franklin wrote: “When you . . . meet with another honest man in similar distress, you must pay me by lending this sum to him, enjoining him to discharge the debt by a like operation . . . I hope it may thus go thro’ many hands . . . .” Extend the chain of giving today!

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