What does a good man mean

A short thought written in England, in the 1600s, by John Trapp: And thy righteousness may profit thyself and others; for the just liveth by his own faith; he maketh a living of it, and a good one too. And as for his charity, it is the mother of all manner of good works, whereof…

Charity manifests goodness in overflowing generosity

Reading from Celsius Spicq, Agape in the New Testament: Charity is neither passion nor ordinary liking. It is a pure and spiritual desire for the good, rooted deep in the heart. The charitable man loves those who are spiteful and unresponsive. Spiritual love is its own motive. Just as light by nature illuminates, so also…