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,
Then He asked them, "When I sent you out without purse or bag or shoes, was there anything you needed?" "No, nothing," they replied.
1 Thessalonians 4:12
so as to live worthy lives in relation to outsiders, and not be a burden to any one.
sold a farm which he had, and brought the money and gave it to the Apostles.
They sold their lands and other property, and distributed the proceeds among all, according to every one's necessities.
There was a man of the name of Ananias who, with his wife Sapphira, sold some property but,
Then Jesus looked at him and loved him, and said, "One thing is lacking in you: go, sell all you possess and give the proceeds to the poor, and you shall have riches in Heaven; and come and be a follower of mine."
Sell your possessions and give alms. Provide yourselves with purses that will never wear out, a treasure inexhaustible in Heaven, where no thief can come nor moth consume.
"But I charge you, so to use the wealth which is ever tempting to dishonesty as to win friends who, when it fails, shall welcome you to the tents that never perish.
1 Timothy 6:19
storing up for themselves that which shall be a solid foundation for the future, that they may lay hold of the Life which is life indeed.
The religious service which is pure and stainless in the sight of our God and Father is to visit fatherless children and widowed women in their time of trouble, and to keep one's own self unspotted from the world.
It is by this that every one will know that you are my disciples--if you love one another."