Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Neither was there any among them that lacked: for as many as were possessors of lands or houses sold them, and brought the prices of the things that were sold,
And he said to them, "When I sent you out without any purse or bag or shoes, was there anything you needed?" They said, "No, nothing."
1 Thessalonians 4:12
so that you may have the respect of the outsiders, and not be dependent upon anybody.
sold a piece of land that belonged to him, and brought the proceeds and put them at the disposal of the apostles.
and sold their property and belongings, and divided the money with all the rest, according to their special needs.
But a man named Ananias, who, with his wife Sapphira, had sold a piece of property,
And Jesus looked at him and loved him, and he said to him, "There is one thing that you lack. Go, sell all you have, and give the money to the poor, and then you will have riches in heaven; and come back and be a follower of mine."
Sell what belongs to you, and give away the money! Get yourselves purses that will never wear out, inexhaustible riches in heaven, where thieves cannot get near nor moths destroy.
So I tell you, make friends for yourselves with your ill-gotten wealth, so that when it fails, they may take you into the eternal dwellings.
1 Timothy 6:19
storing up a valuable treasure for themselves for the future, so as to grasp the life that is life indeed.
A religious observance that is pure and stainless in the sight of God the Father is this: to look after orphans and widows in their trouble, and keep one's self unstained by the world.
By this they will all know that you are my disciples??y your love for one another."