Faith

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Faith

Faith

For a lay person, there are these five rewards of faith, confidence
& conviction which five?
1.  When truly good people in the world show compassion, they will
first show compassion to people of faith, confidence & conviction,
and not to people lacking in faith, confidence & conviction…
2.  When visiting, they visit people of faith, confidence & conviction,
and not people without faith, confidence & conviction…
3. When accepting gifts, they first accept gifts from people with
faith, confidence & conviction, & not from people lacking faith,
confidence & conviction.
4. When teaching the Dhamma, they first teach those with faith,
confidence & conviction, & not those without faith, confidence &
conviction.
5.  A person of faith, confidence & conviction, on the break-up of
the body, after death, will arise in a good destination, the heavenly
world. For a lay person, these are the five certain rewards of faith,
confidence & conviction. …………..AN 5:38

 

 

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