With Commitment Sunday in mind, I came across this today -- a comment of Jerome on the generosity of Christians as described in Acts 4:35:
"Then, as you know, believers sold their possessions and brought the prices of them and laid them at the apostles' feet: a symbolic act designed to show that people must trample on covetousness." (Letter 71.4).
Saturday, November 04, 2006
Posted by Derek Thomas at 7:56 AM