Almsgiving & mercy!

When you fail to do it out of mercy, but do it from parade instead, such a deed not only does not qualify as alms but is even an insult. For you have put your brother to open shame. Not giving money then, but giving out of mercy is almsgiving.

St. John Chrysostom

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Guiding the Stewardship Committee, as part of the National Standing Committees of the Serbian Orthodox Church in the United States
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