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?
When the needy shall be among thee, from one of thy brethren, in one of thy gates in thy land which Jehovah thy God gave to thee, thou shalt not harden thy heart, and thou shalt not shut thy hand from thy needy brother.
He pitying the poor lends to Jehovah, and he will recompense to him his act.
Is it not to break thy bread to the hungry, and thou shalt bring the wandering poor to thy house? when thou shalt see the naked and cover him; and thou shalt not hide from thy flesh.
And he having answered, says to them, He having two coats, let him impart to him having none; and he having food, let him do likewise.
2 Corinthians 8:9
For ye know the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, that for you he was in a state of beggary, being rich; that ye in his poverty might be rich.
2 Corinthians 9:5
Therefore I thought necessary to beseech the brethren that they go before to you, and prepare beforehand your praise, having been proclaimed beforehand, this same to be prepared, so as praise, and not as covetousness.
1 Timothy 6:17
To the rich now in this life, proclaim not to be highminded, nor to be hoping upon the uncertainty of riches, but in the living God, offering us all things richly for profit;
And the doing good and mutual participation forget not; for with such sacrifices God is well pleased.
The just one shall know the soul of his cattle: and the compassion of the unjust are cruel.
1 John 4:20
If any say, I love God, and hate his brother, he is a liar: for he not loving his brother whom he has seen, God whom he has not seen, how can he love?
1 John 5:1
Everyone believing that Jesus is the Christ has been born of God: and every one loving him having begotten, loves him also begotten of him.
And love ye the stranger, for ye were strangers in the land of Egypt
And also draw ye out for her from the sheaves and leave, and she gathering; and ye shall not rebuke her.
Honor Jehovah from thy substance, and from the first-fruits of all thy produce.
If thou shalt refrain to deliver those being brought to death, and those going to be slain;
To him asking thee, give thou, and him wishing to borrow from thee, thou shouldst not turn away.
For I was hungry, and ye gave me not to eat; I was thirsty, and ye gave me no drink;
These things I command you, that ye love one another.
1 John 4:11
Dearly beloved, if God so loved us, we ought also to love one another.