We’re familiar with the expression “Do the right thing.” In today’s politically charged environment, doing the right thing may become virtue signalling or humblebrag, striking a pose for the approval of our peers. It’s easy to posture in ways that get likes on social media. It’s easy, but is it right? Jesus makes it clear in Matthew 6:1-18 that virtue signalling has no place in the life of a Christian. Following Jesus isn’t just about the right thing—it’s about the right motive. Are we performing for God’s eternal approval or for the momentary applause of our peers? Who is our audience? What is our motive?