Alms in the Bible
In the Bible, forgiveness involves repayment of what is owed. One way to pay down the debt is through charity to the poor.
An essay and responses
How are Christians to understand this promise in the 21st century? We asked Gary Anderson to write an essay, and Walter Brueggeman, Marlin Jeschke and Donald E. Wagner to respond.Walter Brueggemann's responseMarlin Jeschke's responseDonald E. Wagner's responseGary Anderson's reply