Things to Consider
- Let us not be greedy and keep all for ourselves.
- The gospel reminds us that God is the first and most generous giver.
- Practical ways of making provision while protecting the dignity of the poor.
- Not just an outright gift or handout.
- This permitted the recipient to salvage his own honor while at the same time delivering the landowner from any sense of arrogant control over the lives of those dependent on him.