7 Give everyone what you owe him: If you owe taxes, pay taxes; if revenue, then revenue; if respect, then respect; if honor, then honor.
8 Let no debt remain outstanding, except the continuing debt to love one another, for he who loves his fellowman has fulfilled the law.
9 The commandments, “Do not commit adultery,” “Do not murder,” “Do not steal,” “Do not covet,” and whatever other commandment there may be, are summed up in this one rule: “Love your neighbor as yourself.” 10 Love does no harm to its neighbor. Therefore love is the fulfillment of the law.
John Wesley, learned that he could live on what it made in his first year after graduation.
This was not a vow of poverty: He committed himself to make as much as he could so that he could give as much as he was able.
There are folks who avoid church and all organized religion over the idea and practice of tithing.
One part of wealth is not how much we can borrow, rather how much good can God do with what we already have.
In the context of loving yourself and your neighbor:
We point fingers at those who commit adultery,
Or those who steal,
Or those who covet…
Give what you owe.
Be responsible, whether one hordes or is in debt, See the needs of the poor and hear the cry of the naked, hungry, imprisoned
Be respectful: We live in a society, where Capitalism reigns and profits are made at someone else’s loss. It is not a penalty to be wealthy, but it our m
Be resolved to live above the minimum payment.