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Featured After doing social service, do you want reward from God ?

Discussion in 'General Religious Debates' started by chinu, Oct 1, 2020.

  1. chinu

    chinu Passenger

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    Of course, doing social service is good thing, but, you as a believer want some kind of reward from God after doing that social service ?

    If no, its your greatness.

    But, if yes, then why ? or because you think God himself isn't capable of doing such a little thing that you did ?
     
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    Cooky Landonius Maximus Prime

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    I think it's God working through us / us becoming 'like' God.
     
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    KAT-KAT Well-Known Member

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    God didn't tell me anything about a reward...

    I'm one of the last to know.
     
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  4. chinu

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    Thank you for your valuable input!
     
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  5. Mock Turtle

    Mock Turtle Asinine, socialist-leaning, puerile filth
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    If you expect a reward it isn't social service but self-service.
     
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  6. chinu

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    Why you expecting God will tell you something ? :)
     
  7. chinu

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    So, why do you do ?
     
  8. WalterTrull

    WalterTrull Godfella

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    I guess if you don't feel rewarded helping others, you pretty much misunderstand the basics.
     
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  9. chinu

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    Explore please ?
     
  10. WalterTrull

    WalterTrull Godfella

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    We are one.
    I don't need a reward for taking a shower. It just feels good.
     
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  11. chinu

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    Then why don't donate all that you have and feel more good ? :)
     
  12. WalterTrull

    WalterTrull Godfella

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    It will probably come to that, in some manner. Meanwhile, I think the hermitage, or self-flagellation folks are on the wrong track. It seems “stuff” is in the apprehension of stuff. The underlying truth would appear to be that what is mine is already yours and vice versa, however, a practical imposition of that, at this time, might be a bit disruptive. Give it time. We live a process we don’t quite understand, but there are clues. I perceive that while one peanut butter sandwich may be delicious, a hundred may not be.
     
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    Mock Turtle Asinine, socialist-leaning, puerile filth
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    Because I want to live in a peaceful world that accounts for all rather than that which suits me - and being pro-social, in general, is a better means of achieving such. Hence no specific rewards for myself but for the entire community. When I die I will be donating whatever is left (house and such) to charities.
     
  14. Secret Chief

    Secret Chief Meghalayan Ape

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    What's to debate? A social service is a selfless act.
     
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  15. sun rise

    sun rise "This is the Hour of God"
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    @chinu , what is your answer to your question?
     
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    Shadow Wolf Rival's Wife

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    God needs to reward them better here. It's insanely stressful work, a mountain of paperwork, amd you get to be the bad guy a lot. It also doesn't pay much amd plenty of us make more money doing easier and less stressful things.
     
  17. chinu

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    How will you know when are you going to die ? :D
     
  18. chinu

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    I think it's God working through us. :)
     
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  19. chinu

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    Then why NOT we name it as selfless-service ?
     
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    For example ?
     
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