â€œ….. With all my what??!! How??!!â€
Those of us who are clergy have all been asked by this text
to examine ourselves to see if our
leadership of religion is too much like
the priest and Levite of the story,
too preoccupied, busy, self-important,
to really notice and respond whole-heartedly to the bashed up neighbour.
The Word for Widows â€“ and others.
â€œDo not mistreat the stranger.
Do not take advantage of the widowâ€ (Exodus 22)
â€œDo not take the cloak of a widow as a pledgeâ€ (Deuteronomy 24)
â€œLearn to do good in the land;
bring justice to the orphan and plead the widowâ€™s cause.â€ (Isaiah 1:17)
â€œDo not oppress the widow, the orphan and the alienâ€ (Zech 7)
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