Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

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?

Shutteth

Bible References

Whoso

Deuteronomy 15:7
“If there is a poor person among you, one of your brothers within any of your gates in the land the Lord your God is giving you, you must not be hardhearted or tightfisted toward your poor brother.
Proverbs 19:17
Kindness to the poor is a loan to the Lord,
and He will give a reward to the lender.
Isaiah 58:7
Is it not to share your bread with the hungry,
to bring the poor and homeless into your house,
to clothe the naked when you see him,
and not to ignore your own flesh and blood?
Luke 3:11
He replied to them, “The one who has two shirts must share with someone who has none, and the one who has food must do the same.”
2 Corinthians 8:9
For you know the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ: Though He was rich, for your sake He became poor, so that by His poverty you might become rich.
2 Corinthians 9:5
Therefore I considered it necessary to urge the brothers to go on ahead to you and arrange in advance the generous gift you promised, so that it will be ready as a gift and not as an extortion.
1 Timothy 6:17
Instruct those who are rich in the present age not to be arrogant or to set their hope on the uncertainty of wealth, but on God, who richly provides us with all things to enjoy.
Hebrews 13:16
Don’t neglect to do what is good and to share, for God is pleased with such sacrifices.

Shutteth

Proverbs 12:10
A righteous man cares about his animal’s health,
but even the merciful acts of the wicked are cruel.

How

1 John 4:20
If anyone says, “I love God,” yet hates his brother, he is a liar. For the person who does not love his brother he has seen cannot love the God he has not seen.
1 John 5:1
Everyone who believes that Jesus is the Messiah has been born of God, and everyone who loves the Father also loves the one born of Him.

General references

Deuteronomy 10:19
You also must love the foreigner, since you were foreigners in the land of Egypt.
Ruth 2:16
Pull out some stalks from the bundles for her and leave them for her to gather. Don’t rebuke her.”
Proverbs 3:9
Honor the Lord with your possessions
and with the first produce of your entire harvest;
Proverbs 24:11
Rescue those being taken off to death,
and save those stumbling toward slaughter.
Matthew 5:42
Give to the one who asks you, and don’t turn away from the one who wants to borrow from you.
Matthew 25:42
For I was hungry
and you gave Me nothing to eat;
I was thirsty
and you gave Me nothing to drink;
John 15:17
This is what I command you: Love one another.
1 John 4:11
Dear friends, if God loved us in this way, we also must love one another.

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