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.

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Guiding the Stewardship Committee, as part of the National Standing Committees of the Serbian Orthodox Church in North and South America.
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