And when you give, do not let your left hand know what your right hand is doing.
It's always my intention to be concerned about others, particularly those whom we are able to help. But when I give, I ponder over the "whole" picture. Is this part of the 10% that I feel sort of legalistically bound to give? How will this work for me when filling out my income taxes? And, the people we give to, they've got to appreciate that it is my wife and I who are again being generous to them.
God also ponders the whole picture.
That means He knows what is real in our lives--even though we ourselves may not quite know.
Then He rewards accordingly.