Good deeds vs donations

I thought: If I do good deals God will reward me. So I want to do as much good as I can. The biggest good I can do is scientific research and deep Bible study.

I also thought: It is not worth me to do small good deeds (to help that bum or that jobless man, or even that Christian preacher or church) because I do scientific research worth trillion dollars and should not break off to small good deeds, as my research is much more important. I should keep money to myself to help my research.

But once I realized that to receive a blessing we need to give money (not just good deeds) to those in need. (Gal. 6:7) “whatever a man sows, that he will also reap”.

My first reaction was: The spirits which control human life misbehave: I can do a trillion dollar worth good and they watch over my little “good deeds” and small amounts of money instead of really important for humankind projects.

But later I realized: It is useless to have big scientific projects, big revelations without peace and love. I need to be freed from greed (even if the greed has some “good” reason) in order to be suitable for the Kingdom of God. It is a work of God over me that I need to give my own money to needy, even if I have big projects which need money too. It is to make my character better, to be more suitable for the Kingdom of God.

Now, you have met a real genius. You can help me by donating. Please donate. This way you will do the best good deed (to help a genius) which you can.

My main project in math, software, philanthropy, and theology are listed at this Web page.

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How much to donate?

The following is human logic:

I should donate either all (except of remaining to eat and other basic needs) or none of my salary, because my projects are either less important or more important that the projects I donate form. If my projects are more important, I should use all me money to support that projects. And if my projects are less important, then I should dedicate all my money to others’ projects.

For example, I am a wise mathematician and thus my projects are more important than projects of any other man or woman I know. Thus I conclude that I should not donate anything, but use all my money to support my important projects.

The above does not entirely hold for a businessman (rather than a receiver of a fixed salary or other fixed kind of income), that is a person whose income depends on his spends (the more he invest the more he receives). A business should decide a percent to spend for a charity and percent to spend for investment to earn more money in the future to spend more for charity in the future.

I nevertheless pay a tithe in a church. Why? Accordingly the above I should spend all my money to support my scientific activity.

God wants us to pay a tithe. If a man spends all his money to his own projects, he doesn’t rely on support of God. We should pay to God and expect that he will return us back more money.

“I am so great that I should not donate anything” stance is wrong accordingly Bible. We should rely on God not to ourselves. I we consider ourselves too great to donate then we consider ourselves above morality. Nobody is above morality because everyone should be subject to God.

This is because a talented and powerful but greedy person is even worse than nobody. The economy on the Earth is just a part of the economy of the entire universe ruled by God. I we are a part of heavenly economy, then we must subject ourselves to God and thus donate (at least a tithe) relying that God will give us back more.

If we think that God should help our projects without us donating to others’ projects, we are in pride. Bible says that God resists proud. We should take this resistance into account calculating our spends and gains, because if we don’t, God resistance will disturb our projects.

My projects are more important than yours. Donate all your money (or at least how much you are willing to donate) to me.