Possessing wealth, lacking power

Silver and Gold“Then Peter said, Silver or gold I do not have, but what I do have I give you. In the name of Jesus Christ of Nazareth, walk.”  Acts 3:6

F. F. Bruce

“According to Cornelius a Lapide, Thomas Aquinas once called on Pope Innocent II when the latter was counting out a large sum of money.

“‘You see, Thomas,’ said the Pope, ‘the church can no longer say, ‘Silver and gold have I none.'”

“‘True, holy father,’ was the reply; ‘neither can she now say, ‘Rise and walk.'”

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