He Pays Our Debts

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The gift of Easter is Jesus’s willing payment of our debt, which is too large for us to ever pay back. We hear about the occasional CEO paying off the lunch debt for schoolchildren, but this eight-year-old helped pay off the lunch debt of his own schoolmates by making and selling keychains. He earned “$4,015 to erase the lunch debt of students from his school and six others” (Alicia Lee, “An 8-Year-Old Boy Paid off the Lunch Debt for His Entire School by Selling Key Chains,” CNN, February 4, 2020, https://www.cnn.com/2020/02/04/us/boy-pays-off-lunch-debt- trnd).