Handbook on Faith, Hope, and Love: Lesson 5, question 5

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5. Recall that this "Handbook" is to teach us the proper worship of God. How does alms-giving—i.e. works of mercy—fit into proper worship of God?
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We are going through a Door.

Almsgiving, as Augustine broadly uses the term, helps us slowly to know God better. To know Him better is to be more grateful and more stunned by His wonderfulness. To me, this is worship.