Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Then Peter arose and went with them. When he was come, they brought him into the upper chamber: and all the widows stood by him weeping, and shewing the coats and garments which Dorcas made, while she was with them.
He gave her his hand and raised her to her feet, and calling in the believers and the widows, he gave her back to them alive.
Some pious men buried Stephen and loudly lamented him.
1 Thessalonians 4:13
We do not want you to be under any misapprehension, brothers, about those who are falling asleep. You must not grieve for them, as others do who have no hope.
Among the disciples at Joppa there was a woman named Tabitha, which is in Greek Dorcas, that is, gazelle. She had devoted herself to doing good and to acts of charity.
I showed you in every way that by hard work like that we must help those who are weak and remember the words of the Lord Jesus, for he said, 'It makes one happier to give than to be given to.' "
when I had no clothes, you gave me clothes, when I was sick, you looked after me, when I was in prison, you came to see me.'
For you always have the poor among you, but you will not always have me.
She has done all she could; she has perfumed my body in preparation for my burial.
for you always have the poor among you, but you will not always have me."
2 Corinthians 8:12
If a man is willing to give, the value of his gift is in its proportion to what he has, not to what he has not.
The man who stole must not steal any more; he must work with his hands at honest toil instead, so as to have something to share with those who are in need.
1 Thessalonians 1:3
for we can never forget before our God and Father your energetic faith, your loving service, and your unwavering expectation of our Lord Jesus Christ.
If some brother or sister has no clothes and has not food enough for a day,
1 John 3:18
Dear children, let us love not with words or lips only but in reality and truth.
Jesus answered, "O you unbelieving, obstinate people! How long must I be with you? How long must I put up with you? Bring him here to me!"
Then he said to them, "This is what I told you when I was still with you??hat everything that is written about me in the Law of Moses and the Prophets and the Psalms must come true."
As long as I was with them I kept them by your power which you gave me, and I protected them, and not one of them was lost (except the one who was destined to be lost), so that what the Scripture says might come true.