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2 Corinthians 9:6 The point is this: the one who sows sparingly will also reap sparingly, and the one who sows bountifully will also reap bountifully.
I do not doubt that God rewards us for the gifts of time, money, and work we give in service to others. It’s just that, it seems to me, our motivation for giving should be as selfless as we can make it. Sometimes lawyers do their work pro bono (Latin, “for the good”). My guess is that all Christian service should be pro bono. Any reward we might get now or in eternity should be eclipsed by the grateful eyes of our beneficiaries.
MOVING FORWARD: Offer a pro bono gift to a neighbor or community organization today.