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                                                                                     Mathew 6: 1-4


 When you do a good deed for others, do you make it a point to let everyone know that it was you who did it? There are some who in fact do this. They will deny that they want to be noticed, but their subtle internal motives are obvious to God. He knows our true intentions. When we do good to or for other people, it should come from the heart. Because we 'want to' should be our motives. Credit should always be given to God. His glory should be 'advertised' in our actions. Why? because it gives us a meeker personality and your "love for on another" becomes apparent.


 God gives us commands for our benefit that ultimately glorifies Him. Jesus' ministry had one main theme. To Love one another. Think of a world, that if we all had more compassion toward each other, what kind of world would this be? A better place to live? Much more than what it is I'm sure. It is the words from Jesus that reminds us of how we should carry out our deeds towards others and that they should be done with the right intent;


   “Take heed that you do not do your charitable deeds before men, to be seen by them. Otherwise you  have no reward from your Father in heaven.  Therefore, when you do a charitable deed, do not  sound a trumpet before you as the hypocrites do in the synagogues  and in the streets, that they may have glory from men. Assuredly, I say to you, they have their reward. But when you do a charitable  deed, do not let your left hand know what your right hand is doing, that your charitable deed may be

    in secret; and your Father who sees in secret will Himself reward you openly. Mat. 6:1-4


So the next time an opportunity comes for you to do good for someone, let the light of God's intension be obvious to others, not for show, not for our glorification, not our light, but for our father's;


"In the same way, let your light shine before men, that they may see your good deeds and praise your Father in heaven." Mat. 5:16