Love for One’s Neighbor, Part 1

Above everything else is love. The thing that must concern you, my children, is love for the other person, for his soul. Whatever we do, whether it is prayer or offering advice or pointing out some error, let us do it with love. Without love prayer is of no benefit,...

Almsgiving in the Path to Christian Victory

Being a winning Christian also costs money. One place we will give it is in almsgiving. As with prayer and fasting, Jesus assumed His followers would give alms. Isn’t it strange that the very word almsgiving is so unfamiliar to most of us? Alms is an old English...

Faults in Others

“You are angry with your neighbor, you despise him, do not like to speak peaceably and lovingly to him, because there is something harsh, abrupt, careless, unpleasant to you in his character, in his speech, in his manners—because he is more conscious of his dignity...