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?

Bible References


Luke 3:11
And he answered and said to them, Let him that has two coats give to him that has none; and let him that has food do the same.
2 Corinthians 8:9
for you know the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, that for your sakes he became poor, though rich, that you by his poverty might be rich.
2 Corinthians 9:5
I thought it necessary, therefore, to exhort the brothers to go to you before, and to make ready your free gift before announced, that it may be ready as a free gift and not as an exaction.
1 Timothy 6:17
Charge the rich in the present life not to be high-minded, nor trust in uncertain riches, but in the living God who gives us all things richly to enjoy,
Hebrews 13:16
And forget not beneficence and liberality; for with such sacrifices God is well pleased.


1 John 4:20
If any one 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
Every one who believes that Jesus is the Christ has been born of God, and every one who loves the Father loves also the Son who is born to him.

General references

Matthew 5:42
Give to him that asks, and from him that would borrow of you turn not away.
Matthew 25:42
For I was hungry and you gave me no food; I was thirsty and you gave me no drink;
John 15:17
These things I charge you, that you love one another.
1 John 4:11
Beloved, if God so loved us, we ought also to love one another.