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 thy brethren within any of thy gates in thy land which the LORD thy God giveth thee, thou shalt not harden thine heart, nor shut thine hand from thy poor brother:
He that hath pity upon the poor lendeth unto the LORD; and that which he hath given will he pay him again.
Is it not to deal thy bread to the hungry, and that thou bring the poor that are cast out to thy house? when thou seest the naked, that thou cover him; and that thou hide not thyself from thine own flesh?
He answereth and saith unto them, He that hath two coats, let him impart to him that hath none; and he that hath meat, 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 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 bounty, whereof ye had notice before, that the same might be ready, as a matter of bounty, and not as of covetousness.
1 Timothy 6:17
Charge them that are rich in this world, that they be not highminded, nor trust in uncertain riches, but in the living God, who giveth us richly all things to enjoy;
But to do good and to communicate forget not: for with such sacrifices God is well pleased.
A righteous man regardeth the life of his beast: but the tender mercies of the wicked are cruel.
1 John 4:20
If a man say, I love God, and hateth his brother, he is a liar: for he that loveth not his brother whom he hath seen, how can he love God whom he hath not seen?
1 John 5:1
Whosoever believeth that Jesus is the Christ is born of God: and every one that loveth him that begat loveth him also that is begotten of him.
Love ye therefore the stranger: for ye were strangers in the land of Egypt.
And let fall also some of the handfuls of purpose for her, and leave them, that she may glean them, and rebuke her not.
Honour the LORD with thy substance, and with the firstfruits of all thine increase:
If thou forbear to deliver them that are drawn unto death, and those that are ready to be slain;
Give to him that asketh thee, and from him that would borrow of thee turn not thou away.
For I was an hungred, and ye gave me no meat: I was thirsty, and ye gave me no drink:
These things I command you, that ye love one another.
1 John 4:11
Beloved, if God so loved us, we ought also to love one another.