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|Furthermore it is clear that, while human society has evolved, this evolution has |
not followed a single line, but has taken ... To be sure, to say "aristocracy" is to
say lavishness and display of generosity, but generosity and lavishness do not ...
|Lavishness is not generosity. Neither are the gifts of seduction. Perfunctory giving |
is the hypocrisy of being someone you really do not wish to be ... it ravages the
very substance of your soul. It has been said that he who gives his heart, will not
|Generosity, likewise, is not just giving away one's goods, but having a certain |
mind about them. The generous person acquires goods in a ... Corinthians might
give lavishly but still not be generous. They might give to avoid embarrassment ...
|And this is why one is considered generous, another miserly (to use a Tuscan |
word, since “avaricious” in our language ... his reputation for generosity among
men, it is necessary for him not to neglect any possible means of lavish display;
in so ...
|Taken in isolation no one factor—government programs, public policy, calls to |
personal responsibility, or private ... about the grace of God . . . even the most
powerful in the land knew that God was not impressed by the most lavish
|Rethinking Dependency, Restoring Generosity, and Redefining Sustainability |
John Rowell ... Members of our church may not give all these resources directly,
but our church does get all the funds that we then send on to the field. Our giving
had risen ... Supernatural provision only comes and kingdom dynamics only “kick
in” if we operate on the biblical principles of grace and lavish generosity. We
|At the moment, I want to emphasize that while feeling is important where |
generosity is concerned, so too is judgment. Careless lavishness is not
generosity. I could say that it is in some sense generosity but not good, but it is
less misleading to ...
|He was not particularly courageous. Kindness, generosity? He was lavish when |
he had the means; but such lavishness sprang as much from vanity as from the
heart. Loyalty? His loyalty to institutions had been genuine but very weak – far
|'J he Arabians are said to be remarkably lavish in their generosity. Gibbon relates |
that a dispute had ... But this was not the first nor last instance in which this great
king stepped aside from the law of Moses. Already, contrary to the express ...