When someone come to the church for the first time, he may feel confused, excited and anxious. He may be overwhelmed by the new experience and can't control his tears and nervousness.
Giving alms is not the same as reckless extravagance. As one wise elder said, "One must let our hand sweat and then look if someone needs our gift or not."
A believer can make use of the enormous wealth of spiritual living collected by thousands of ascetics spanning dozens of generations. All that immense wealth is accumulated in the Church.