“Blessed are you who are poor ….”
“Woe to you who are rich [i.e., opulent]. . . .”
- Jesus of Nazareth, Sermon on the Plain [Luke 6:17-25 NRSV].
According to the 2015 U.S. Census Bureau Report, 43 million Americans lived in poverty (e.g, annual income below $13,ooo for a one-member household).
- Gordon C. Stewart, Chaska, MN, trying hard to follow Jesus, November 21, 2016.