Gleanings from Orthodox Christian Authors and the Holy Fathers

generosity

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Look at all the earth supplies in summer and in autumn! Every Christian, especially the priest, ought to imitate God's bountifulness. Let your table be open to everybody, like the table of the Lord. The avaricious is God's enemy. St. John of Kronstadt (My Life in Christ: Part 1; Holy Trinity Monastery pg. 46):



138. Acts of kindness and generosity are spoilt by self-esteem, meanness and pleasure, unless these have first been destroyed by fear of God. REF:Saint Kosmas Aitolos +1779





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