Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
But whoso hath this world's good, and seeth his brother have need, and shutteth up his bowels of compassion from him, how dwelleth the love of God in him?
If in any of your towns in the land which the Lord your God is giving you, there is a poor man, one of your countrymen, do not let your heart be hard or your hand shut to him;
He who has pity on the poor gives to the Lord, and the Lord will give him his reward.
Is it not to give your bread to those in need, and to let the poor who have no resting-place come into your house? to put a robe on the unclothed one when you see him, and not to keep your eyes shut for fear of seeing his flesh?
And he made answer and said to them, He who has two coats, let him give to him who has not even one; and he who has food, let him do the same.
2 Corinthians 8:9
For you see the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, how though he had wealth, he became poor on your account, so that through his need you might have wealth.
2 Corinthians 9:5
So it seemed to me wise for the brothers to go before, and see that the amount which you had undertaken to give was ready, so that it might be a cause for praise, and not as if we were making profit out of you.
1 Timothy 6:17
Give orders to those who have money and goods in this life, not to be lifted up in their minds, or to put their hope in the uncertain chances of wealth, but in God who gives us in full measure all things for our use;
But go on doing good and giving to others, because God is well-pleased with such offerings.
An upright man has thought for the life of his beast, but the hearts of evil-doers are cruel.
1 John 4:20
If a man says, I have love for God, and has hate for his brother, his words are false: for how is the man who has no love for his brother whom he has seen, able to have love for God whom he has not seen?
1 John 5:1
Everyone who has faith that Jesus is the Christ is a child of God: and everyone who has love for the Father has love for his child.
So be kind to the man from a strange country who is living among you, for you yourselves were living in a strange country in the land of Egypt.
And let some heads of grain be pulled out of what has been corded up, and dropped for her to take, and let no sharp word be said to her.
Give honour to the Lord with your wealth, and with the first-fruits of all your increase:
Be the saviour of those who are given up to death, and do not keep back help from those who are slipping to destruction.
Give to him who comes with a request, and keep not your property from him who would for a time make use of it.
For I was in need of food, and you gave it not to me; I was in need of drink, and you gave it not to me:
So this is my law for you: Have love one for another.
1 John 4:11
My loved ones, if God had such love for us, it is right for us to have love for one another.