Ostentation in Prayer and Almsgiving
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Trumpets and Street Corners
... Our Lord speaks first of ostentatious almsgiving. ... for a time from the more immediate
subject of ostentation to add other teaching about prayer, which still ...
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Homilies on the Epistles to Timothy, Titus, and Philemon.
... Oil, in the parable of virgins taken for almsgiving, [3600]498; for good works
generally by St. ... Ostentation, in prayer, to be avoided, [3616]432. ...
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1 Timothy ii. 10-Aug
... them use the utmost caution against ostentation: and He is ... but of the manner of the
prayer; "pray everywhere ... holy hands": hands employed in almsgiving are holy. ...
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Matt. xxii. 34-36.
... but to be so about fasting and prayer, this is ... against these; and let there be an
almsgiving made in ... when thou givest for display and ostentation, consider how ...
/.../homilies on the gospel of saint matthew/homily lxxi matt xxii 34-36.htm

Upon Our Lord's SermonOn the Mount
... mercy. Of the latter sort, he particularly names almsgiving; of the former,
prayer and fasting. But ... thee. Use no ostentation in doing good. ...
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2 Cor. Ix. 1
... Observe, even in this his prayer, his great philosophy ... things for abundance even;
not in almsgiving only, but ... As much as they give of ostentation to those upon ...
/.../homilies on the epistles of paul to the corinthians/homily xix 2 cor ix.htm

Second Instruction.
... witnesses, and do a thing for ostentation's sake ... to curb passion, to offer prayer,
to exhibit ... but by exhibiting a right disposition; almsgiving especially needs ...
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A Preservative against Unsettled Notions, and Want of Principles ...
... Thus "Almsgiving (you are told) is very excellent," and you ... this cast of mind making
a vain ostentation (act of ... grief must be cured only by prayer;" (a horrid ...
/.../a preservative against unsettled notions.htm

The Christ of the Gospels.
... or purity of morals, or almsgiving, or hospitality ... have the forgiveness of injuries,
without pomp or ostentation. ... any subtle railing in the prayer: "Our Father ...
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Matt. xiv. 23, 24
... there often spends the whole night in prayer, teaching us ... to be a ground even of
ostentation; but there ... Testament, that are set down about almsgiving, and let ...
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Matthew 6:1
Take heed that you do not your alms before men, to be seen of them: otherwise you have no reward of your Father which is in heaven.
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Proverbs 25:14
Whoever boasts himself of a false gift is like clouds and wind without rain.
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Proverbs 27:2
Let another man praise you, and not your own mouth; a stranger, and not your own lips.
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