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A church debt is the devils salary
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"A church debt is the devil's salary"

- Henry Ward Beecher

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Henry Ward Beecher's quote is a warning to churches about the risks of handling debt. He is suggesting that when a church handles debt, it is basically paying the devil for his services. He is suggesting that debt can cause moral and spiritual corruption, as it can result in a church relying on outside sources for money, instead of relying on God. He is likewise suggesting that financial obligation can lead to a church ending up being too focused on money and material ownerships, rather than on spiritual matters. Beecher's quote is a suggestion to churches to be mindful when handling financial obligation, as it can cause a church becoming too concentrated on worldly matters, instead of on spiritual matters.

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Henry Ward Beecher This quote is written / told by Henry Ward Beecher between June 24, 1813 and March 8, 1887. He was a famous Clergyman from USA. The author also have 91 other quotes.

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