No man can serve two masters


One's loyalties must be undivided. This is a saying of Jesus from the Gospels. Jesus goes on to say, “You cannot serve God and mammon” — that is, God and money.

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DO YOU KNOW THIS VOCABULARY FROM "THE HANDMAID'S TALE"?

"The Handmaid's Tale" was required reading for many of us in school. Everyone else has probably watched the very popular and addictive TV show. Do you remember this vocabulary from the book, and do you know what these terms mean?
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No man can serve two masters

A saying of Jesus. The complete passage reads, “No man can serve two masters: for either he will hate the one, and love the other, or else he will hold to the one, and despise the other.”

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