The Grace of Almsgiving – Article 3 of 3
In our first two articles, we clearly established that the grace of almsgiving was not optional for believers. To be like our pattern, Jesus Christ, and like our Heavenly Father, we must be those who have been convinced by the written Word of God, and influenced by the power of the Holy Spirit, to such a degree that this topic is now settled in our hearts. Benevolence to those in need is a personal choice, yes, but, as we already discussed, it is so much more! It is a charis, a grace from God, a divine influence upon our hearts and a liberality that is reflected in our lives.