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Out Our Way: Debts? Trespasses? - Matthew 5:39


Out our way, folks are usually more concerned with living the faith than with arguing over words and other trivialities.

For example, when reciting the Lord's Prayer - some folks say "trespasses" while others say "debts." And sometimes they get so caught up in the wording that they ignore the meaning.

Back in seminary, we had a joke about that very thing. We had both Episcopalian and Methodists in school as well as Presbyterians, so, as the Episcopal and their Methodist offshoot came out of the church of England and the land-owning nobility, they would naturally be concerned about trespas...

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