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?

Bible References


Luke 3:11
And he answered, "The man who has two shirts must share with the man who has none, and the man who has food must do the same."
2 Corinthians 8:9
You know how gracious the Lord Jesus Christ was. Though he was rich, he became poor for your sake, in order that by his poverty you might become rich.
2 Corinthians 9:5
So I have thought it necessary to ask these brothers to go on to you ahead of me, to arrange in advance for this gift you have promised, so as to have it ready, like an expression of your good will, not of your avarice.
1 Timothy 6:17
Charge the rich of this world not to be arrogant, nor to set their hopes on such an uncertain thing as riches, but on God who richly provides us with everything for our enjoyment.
Hebrews 13:16
But do not forget to be helpful and generous, for that is the kind of sacrifice that pleases God.


1 John 4:20
If anyone says, "I love God," and yet hates his brother, he is a liar; for whoever does not love his brother whom he has seen cannot love God whom he has not seen.
1 John 5:1
Everyone who believes that Jesus is the Christ is a child of God, and everyone who loves the Father loves those who are his children.

General references

Matthew 5:42
If anyone begs from you, give to him, and when anyone wants to borrow from you, do not turn away.
Matthew 25:42
For when I was hungry, you gave me nothing to eat, and when I was thirsty you gave me nothing to drink,
John 15:17
"What I command you to do is to love one another.
1 John 4:11
Dear friends, if God has loved us so, we ought to love one another.