Today’s Scripture – 1/4/2014

“So when you give to the poor, do not sound a trumpet before you, as the hypocrites do in the synagogues and in the streets, so that they may be honored by men. Truly I say to you, they have their reward in full. But when you give to the poor, do not let your left hand know what your right hand is doing, so that your giving will be in secret; and your Father who sees what is done in secret will reward you.  Matthew 6:2-4

If you triumph your own good deeds, you did not do them out of the goodness of your heart as you receive your reward from your peers.  A true good deed is done in secrecy without accolades from your fellow men.

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