Faith by itself, if it does not have works, is dead.

st_dorotheos_gazaAll that is done in accord with the commandments: to love one another, to bear one another’s burdens, to give alms and the like… is well pleasing to God not when a man acts mercifully on account of some human consideration but because the act is good in itself. The thing is perfect when a man gives alms without meanness or reluctance, without despising the recipient, giving freely as if he were receiving, doing a kindness as graciously as if a kindness were shown to him.

About mychristmycare

Guiding the Stewardship Committee, as part of the National Standing Committees of the Serbian Orthodox Church in the United States
This entry was posted in Uncategorized. Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s