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 saith unto them, Let him that hath two coats, give one to him that hath none, and let him that hath food do the like.
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 by his poverty might be rich.
2 Corinthians 9:5
Therefore I thought it necessary to exhort the brethren to go first to you, and before our coming to collect your bounty beforementioned, that it may be ready, as of munificence, and not of force.
1 Timothy 6:17
Charge them, that are rich in this world, not to be high-minded nor trust in uncertain riches, but in the living God, who richly affords us all things for enjoyment: charge them to do good,
Hebrews 13:16
But to do good and to communicate forget not; for with such sacrifices God is well pleased.


1 John 4:20
I love God, and hateth his brother, he is a liar: for how can he, that loveth not his brother, whom he hath seen, 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:

General references

Matthew 5:42
Give to him that asketh thee, and him, that would borrow of thee, turn not away.
Matthew 25:42
for I was famishing, and ye gave me nothing to eat; I was a-thirst, and ye gave me no drink;
John 15:17
These commands I give you, that ye should love one another.
1 John 4:11
Beloved, if God so loved us, we ought also to love one another.