Should Anyone Else Know What I Give?

Should Anyone Else Know What I Give? We answered this question on this week’s episode of Real Truth. Real Quick.

Show Notes:


  1. Our motivation in giving should never be that people would know how generous we are.
  2. There is a difference between wanting to be held accountable and wanting to be seen and famous in the world’s eye.

“So when you give to the needy, do not announce it with trumpets, as the hypocrites do in the synagogues and on the streets, to be 

honored by others.” “Truly I tell you, they have received their reward in full. But when you give to the needy, do not let your left hand know what your right hand is doing, so that your giving may be in secret.”   Matthew 6:2-4

“Beware of practicing your righteousness before men to be noticed  by them; otherwise you have no reward with your Father who is in heaven.”   Matthew 6:1

“Instruct them to do good, to be rich in good works, to be generous and ready to share,…”   1 Timothy 6:18

“And let us consider how we may spur one another on toward love and good deeds,…”   Hebrews 10:24

“Obey your leaders and submit to them, for they keep watch over your souls as those who will give an account.”   Hebrews 13:17

“For we are His workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand so that we would walk in them.”   Ephesians 2:10

“…But we urge you, brethren, to excel still more,…”   1 Thessalonians 4:10

“His master said to him, ’Well done, good and faithful slave. You were faithful with a few things, I will put you in charge of many things; enter into the joy of your master.”   Matthew 25:23

“My brethren, do not hold your faith in our glorious Lord Jesus Christ with an attitude of personal favoritism.”   James 2:1

Other Resources:

  1. Should I Share My Financial Details With Others?
  2. What Is An Easy Way To Memorize Scripture
  3. MoneyWise Ministry

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