This sermon is about how we can best help those in need. Davis argues that giving ourselves, in friendship and human connection, is more valuable than the (certainly necessary) alms of a stranger. Closes with a discussion of the Garden of Gethsemane, where Jesus in need of a friend is left without.
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Earl Clement Davis, sermons, minister, Unitarianism, religion, philosophy, Matthew 26:40
Davis, Earl Clement, "Not Alms, but a Friend" (2022). Sermons, 1902-1904. 15.