Spirit Filled Economy

March 25, 2010

The early Christians did not share their resources out of obligation, guilt or in obedience to a new rule called “equality.” They shared their goods out of a tremendous experience of joy and spontaneous offering. They had experienced the Holy Spirit in their midst, and their response was to share everything they had….
Behaving differently about money is a visible consequence of the Spirit’s presence—a very hard word for people who would rather stay in the upper room with the Spirit and never come down in the street to live out the new economy that the Spirit has created.

Source: The Call to Conversion by Jim Wallis

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One Response to “Spirit Filled Economy”


  1. “Behaving differently about money is a visible consequence of the Spirit’s presence.” Excellent thought!

    jrh


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