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What Does “The Poor will Always be There” mean

People take Jesus’ words out of context to make political points

Another installment in spirituality and theology in 100 (or so) words.

The bible verse where Jesus says “the poor will always be there” is quoted by people to make political points on both sides of the spectrum.

Context matters. What it means in context is what it means. A single bible verse by itself has no meaning because you don’t know the context.

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