“Be careful not to practice your righteousness in front of others to be seen by them. If you do, you will have no reward from your Father in heaven.
References for Matthew 6:1
“So when you give to the needy, do not announce it with trumpets, as the hypocrites do in the synagogues and on the streets, to be honored by others. Truly I tell you, they have received their reward in full.
But when you give to the needy, do not let your left hand know what your right hand is doing,
so that your giving may be in secret. Then your Father, who sees what is done in secret, will reward you.
References for Matthew 6:4
“And when you pray, do not be like the hypocrites, for they love to pray standing in the synagogues and on the street corners to be seen by others. Truly I tell you, they have received their reward in full.
References for Matthew 6:5
But when you pray, go into your room, close the door and pray to your Father, who is unseen. Then your Father, who sees what is done in secret, will reward you.
References for Matthew 6:6
And when you pray, do not keep on babbling like pagans, for they think they will be heard because of their many words.
References for Matthew 6:7
Do not be like them, for your Father knows what you need before you ask him.
References for Matthew 6:8
“This, then, is how you should pray: “ ‘Our Father in heaven, hallowed be your name,
References for Matthew 6:9