Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
But to do good and to communicate forget not: for with such sacrifices God is well pleased.
Let brotherly love still reign.
for I was prest with hunger, and ye gave me meat: I was thirsty, and ye gave me drink: I was a stranger, and ye took me in:
but as for you, love your enemies, do good, and lend without expecting any advantage from it: so shall your reward be great, in acting like the children of the most high: for he is kind to the most ungrateful wretches.
At Joppa there was a disciple named Tabitha, that is in Greek, Dorcas: this woman was very active in all the offices of benevolence and charity.
how Jesus of Nazareth divinely inspired by the holy spirit, and with miraculous power, went about doing good, and healing all that were under the oppression of the devil: because God was with him.
therefore as we have opportunity, let us do good offices to all men, especially to the family of believers.
1 Thessalonians 5:15
Don't allow any one to return evil for evil, but strive to do all the good you can to one another, and to all the world.
2 Thessalonians 3:13
As for you, my brethren, be not weary of your commendable industry:
3 John 1:11
my beloved, don't imitate vice, but virtue. he that does good, is a child of God: he that does evil, is not acquainted with God.
upon hearing that, Jesus said to him, one thing you have yet to do: sell all you have, and give it to the poor, and you shall have treasure in heaven: then come, and follow me.
distribute to the necessity of the saints; cultivate hospitality.
2 Corinthians 9:12
for the execution of this charitable office, does not only supply the necessities of the converts, but by the thanksgivings of many redounds also to the glory of God.
Let him that is instructed in the word freely communicate his good things to him that teaches him.
let him that stole, steal no more: but rather let him labour, to encrease his fortune with his own hands, that he may have wherewithal to relieve the needy:
however, you acted generously in assisting me in my necessity:
1 Timothy 6:18
to be beneficent, to be rich in good works, to be liberal to the common fund,
so that the christian faith, which you have in common with us, displays itself to the observation of all good men about you.
for God is too just to his promise not to regard your piety, and the love which you have shewn to the christian religion by the assistance ye have given to the saints, and still continue to give.
I have now receiv'd the whole, and have more than sufficient: I am loaded with the presents you sent by Epaphroditus, which I have receiv'd as grateful incense, as a sacrifice which God accepts and approves.
give to him that asks you, and from him that would borrow of you turn not away.