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 there be amongst you a poor man, any one of thy brethren in one of thy gates, in thy land which Jehovah thy God giveth thee, thou shalt not harden thy heart, nor shut thy hand from thy brother in need;
He that is gracious to the poor lendeth unto Jehovah; and what he hath bestowed will he repay unto him.
Is it not to deal thy bread to the hungry, and that thou bring to thy house the needy wanderers; when thou seest the naked, that thou cover him; and that thou hide not thyself from thine own flesh?
And he answering says to them, He that has two body-coats, let him give to him that has none; and he that has food, let him do likewise.
2 Corinthians 8:9
For ye know the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, that for your sakes he, being rich, became poor, in order that ye by his poverty might be enriched.
2 Corinthians 9:5
I thought it necessary therefore to beg the brethren that they would come to you, and complete beforehand your fore-announced blessing, that this may be ready thus as blessing, and not as got out of you.
1 Timothy 6:17
Enjoin on those rich in the present age not to be high-minded, nor to trust on the uncertainty of riches; but in the God who affords us all things richly for our enjoyment;
But of doing good and communicating of your substance be not forgetful, for with such sacrifices God is well pleased.
A righteous man is concerned for the life of his beast; but the tender mercies of the wicked are cruel.
1 John 4:20
If any one say, I love God, and hate his brother, he is a liar: for he that loves not his brother whom he has seen, how can he love God whom he has not seen?
1 John 5:1
Every one that believes that Jesus is the Christ is begotten of God; and every one that loves him that has begotten loves also him that is begotten of him.
And ye shall love the stranger; for ye have been strangers in the land of Egypt.
And ye shall also sometimes draw out for her some ears out of the handfuls, and leave them that she may glean, and rebuke her not.
Honour Jehovah with thy substance, and with the first-fruits of all thine increase;
Deliver them that are taken forth unto death, and withdraw not from them that stagger to slaughter.
To him that asks of thee give, and from him that desires to borrow of thee turn not away.
for I hungered, and ye gave me not to eat; I thirsted, and ye gave me not to drink;
These things I command you, that ye love one another.
1 John 4:11
Beloved, if God has so loved us, we also ought to love one another.