Nugget – Panhandlers

Give to him who asks of you, and do not turn away from him who wants to borrow from you Matthew 5:42

This one is tricky. I was brought up to treat anyone in need as a despicable welfare case. (the position of my then-church) In the missionary school I attended, (turned out to be a borderline cult) it was better. We were advised never to give out cash but to buy those panhandlers food. Reactions to that offer were revealing. I digress …