Saints, Care For The Poor
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He has given freely to the poor, His righteousness endures forever; His horn will be exalted in honor.
And he would answer and say to them, "The man who has two tunics is to share with him who has none; and he who has food is to do likewise."
But just as you abound in everything, in faith and utterance and knowledge and in all earnestness and in the love we inspired in you, see that you abound in this gracious work also. I am not speaking this as a command, but as proving through the earnestness of others the sincerity of your love also.
They only asked us to remember the poor--the very thing I also was eager to do.
"You shall generously give to him, and your heart shall not be grieved when you give to him, because for this thing the LORD your God will bless you in all your work and in all your undertakings.
Each one must do just as he has purposed in his heart, not grudgingly or under compulsion, for God loves a cheerful giver.
"The Levite, because he has no portion or inheritance among you, and the alien, the orphan and the widow who are in your town, shall come and eat and be satisfied, in order that the LORD your God may bless you in all the work of your hand which you do.
"Beware of practicing your righteousness before men to be noticed by them; otherwise you have no reward with your Father who is in heaven.
contributing to the needs of the saints, practicing hospitality.
So then, while we have opportunity, let us do good to all people, and especially to those who are of the household of the faith.