Brexit and Charity

“The Widow’s Two Mites

21 And He looked up and saw the rich putting their gifts into the treasury, 2 and He saw also a certain poor widow putting in two mites. 3 So He said, “Truly I say to you that this poor widow has put in more than all; 4 for all these out of their abundance have put in offerings for God,[a] but she out of her poverty put in all the livelihood that she had.””[Luke 21:1-4 New King James Version (NKJV)]

Brexit supporters have been defamed for their lack of “solidarity”, their absence of charity, in choosing to leave Europe.

They miss the point. Charity is an individual choice governed by the first gifts we ever receive: grace and free will.

For one person to impose this on another eradicates the state of charity and corrupts it into peer pressure. For a government – or regime like the EU – to impose this upon many … is fascism.

“You hypocrite, first cast out the beam out of your own eye; and then shall you see clearly to cast out the speck out of your brother’s eye.” (King James 2000 Bible)

Solidarity relies on agreement. It is clear that most voters agree that the EU, the New Caesar, is not for them.

 

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About phoenixmartin

C&G IT; BTEC Business Studies; BSc Hons Grad - Dipl Lit - published writer and poet working on play. Masters Ed
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