I love sports, especially basketball. But I utterly despise the arrogance that so many college and (especially) professional athletes display both on and off the court. So it was a real delight to get to read this about Kevin Durant.
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How should a Christian counsel and help someone who is here illegally? This is a good question and a very timely one, too. The Lord mentions immigrants in quite a number of passages. In Exodus 22:21, for instance, he says, “You shall not wrong a sojourner [i.e., an immigrant] or oppress him, for you were sojourners in the land of Egypt.” The Lord, then, does not allow us to take advantage of the vulnerability of immigrants. And I must say that this is true of both those who are here legally as well as those who are here illegally. We may not steal from them, harm them, or in any way abuse them. In addition to this, their disadvantaged position, along with widows and orphans, is recognized in Scripture as deserving compassion in the gleaning laws of the OT. You shall not pervert the justice due to the sojourner or to the fatherless, or take a widow’s garment in pledge, but you shall remember that you were a slave in Egypt and the LORD your God redeemed you from there; therefor