But when thou doest alms, let
not thy left hand know what thy
right hand doeth:
For I was an hungred,
and ye gave me meat: I was
thirsty, and ye gave me drink:
I was a stranger, and ye took
Naked, and ye clothed
me: I was sick, and ye visited
me: I was in prison, and ye
came to me.
I have shewed you all things,
how that so labouring ye ought to
support the weak, and to remem-
ber the words of the Lord Jesus,
how he said, It is more blessed to
give than to receive.
Every man according as he
purposeth in his heart, so let him
give; not grudgingly, or of neces-
sity: for God loveth a cheerful
Democracy, pure democracy, has at least its foundation in a generous theory of human rights. It is founded on the natural equality of mankind. It is the cornerstone of the Christian religion. It is the first element of all lawful government upon earth.
Teach us, good Lord, to serve Thee as Thou deservest;
To give and not to count the cost;
To fight and not to heed the wounds;
To toil and not to seek for rest;
To labour and not to ask for any reward
Save that of knowing that we do Thy will.
Money is like manure. If you spread it around, it does a lot of good, but if you pile it up in one place, it stinks like hell.
No one would remember the Good Samaritan if he'd only had good intentions. He had money as well.
Whether it's choosing a career or deciding what charity to get involved with, the choice should come from your heart. Ultimately, you are the one who has to get up every morning and enjoy what you are doing, so make sure it matters to you.
The more good I do, the more money has come in. You have to learn to give. You're not born to give. You're born selfish.
The Master has no possessions. The more he does for others, the happier he is. The more he gives to others, the wealthier he is.
Behold, I do not give lectures or a little charity, When I give I give myself.