Doing someone a favor? (via Daily Minyan)

Some wise words which bring to mind Yeshua’s words, “So you also, when you have done all that you were commanded, say, ‘We are unworthy servants; we have only done what was our duty” (Luke 17:10).


Rabbi Yosef Yitzchak of Lubavitch once told his father, Rabbi Shalom Dovber, that he had done someone a favor. “You are mistaken,” said Rabbi Shalom DovBer, “you did yourself a favor, not your fellow. Your fellow was done a favor by the Almighty, Who made use of one of His many agents. Relief and salvation will come if not from you then from another source, but “you,” which according to Kabbalah refers to the soul, and the house of your father, t … Read More

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