On the Difference Between Rendering to Caesar and Rendering to God

No Double Dipping

Let’s be very clear about one thing:

Mark 12:17 says:

“Render to Caesar the things that are Caesar’s, and to God the things that are God’s.”

It does NOT say:

“Render to God whatever you want, and Caesar must render to you a tax credit as if you rendered it to Caesar.”

2 Responses

  1. There’s a codex (mibuticus) that has an interpolation that reads, “…until Caeser behaves as though the two are interchangeable and then it’s all the same.” ;-)

  2. [approving while smiling.]

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