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 should be among you a poor man of one of thy brethren within any of thy towns in thy land which the LORD thy God gives thee, thou shalt not harden thine heart nor shut thine hand from thy poor brother,
He that gives unto the poor lends unto the LORD, and he will give him his reward.
Is it not to share thy bread with the hungry and that thou bring the poor that are cast out into thy house? when thou seest the naked, that thou cover him; and that thou not hide thyself from thy brother?
He answered and said unto them, He that has two coats, let him impart 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, though he was rich, yet for your sakes he became poor that ye through his poverty might be enriched.
2 Corinthians 9:5
Therefore I thought it necessary to exhort the brethren, that they would first go unto you and prepare beforehand your blessing, of which ye had given notice before that the same might be ready as a blessing, and not as of covetousness.
1 Timothy 6:17
Charge those that are rich in this world, that they not be highminded, not placing their hope in uncertain riches, but in the living God, who gives us richly all things to enjoy;
Do not forget to do good and to fellowship; for with such sacrifices God is well pleased.
The righteous is merciful even unto his beast, but the piety of the wicked is cruel.
1 John 4:20
If anyone says, I love God and hates his brother, he is a liar; for he that does not love his brother whom he has seen, how can he love God whom he has not seen?
1 John 5:1
Whosoever believes that Jesus is the Christ is born of God; and anyone that loves him that begat also loves him that is born of him.
Ye shall love, therefore, the stranger, for ye were strangers in the land of Egypt.
and let fall also some of the handfuls on purpose for her and leave them that she may glean them and do not reprehend her.
Honour the LORD with thy substance and with the firstfruits of all thine increase:
If thou forbear to deliver those that are drawn unto death and those that are ready to be slain,
Give to him that asks of thee, and from him that would borrow of thee turn not thou away.
for I was hungry, and ye gave me no food; I was thirsty, and ye gave me no drink;
This I command you, that ye love one another.
1 John 4:11
Beloved, if God so loved us, we also ought to love one another.