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 among you a poor man of one of your brethren within any of your gates in your land which the LORD your God gives you, you shall not harden your heart, nor shut your hand from your poor brother:
He that has pity upon the poor lends unto the LORD; and that which he has given will he pay him again.
Is it not to share your bread with the hungry, and that you bring the poor that are cast out to your house? when you see the naked, that you cover him; and that you hide not yourself from your own flesh?
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 you know the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, that, though he was rich, yet for your sakes he became poor, that you through his poverty might be rich.
2 Corinthians 9:5
Therefore I thought it necessary to exhort the brethren, that they would go before unto you, and make up beforehand your gift, of which you had notice before, that the same might be ready, as a matter of gift, and not as an extortion.
1 Timothy 6:17
Charge them that are rich in this present age, that they be not haughty, nor trust in uncertain riches, but in the living God, who gives us richly all things to enjoy;
But to do good and to share forget not: for with such sacrifices God is well pleased.
A righteous man regards the life of his animal: but the tender mercies of the wicked are cruel.
1 John 4:20
If a man says, I love God, and hates 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
Whosoever believes that Jesus is the Christ is born of God: and everyone that loves him that begat loves him also that is begotten of him.
Love you therefore the stranger: for you 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 rebuke her not.
Honor the LORD with your substance, and with the firstfruits of all your increase:
Deliver those that are drawn toward death, hold back those that are stumbling to the slaughter;
Give to him that asks you, and from him that would borrow of you turn not away.
For I was hungry, and you gave me no food: I was thirsty, and you gave me no drink:
These things I command you, that you love one another.
1 John 4:11
Beloved, if God so loved us, we ought also to love one another.