Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
For God is not unrighteous to forget your work and labour of love, which ye have shewed toward his name, in that ye have ministered to the saints, and do minister.
Looking steadily at him, and being much alarmed, he said, "What do you want, Sir?" "Your prayers and charities," he replied, "have gone up and have been recorded before God.
And do not forget to be kind and liberal; for with sacrifices of that sort God is greatly pleased.
And whoever gives one of these little ones even a cup of cold water to drink because he is a disciple, I solemnly tell you that he will not lose his reward."
For when I was hungry, you gave me food; when I was thirsty, you gave me drink; when I was homeless, you gave me a welcome;
and whoever gives you a cup of water to drink because you belong to Christ, I solemnly tell you that he will certainly not lose his reward.
And all the believers kept together, and had everything in common.
And, in fact, there was not a needy man among them, for all who were possessors of lands or houses sold them, and brought the money which they realised,
Among the disciples at Jaffa was a woman called Tabitha, or, as the name may be translated, 'Dorcas.' Her life was wholly devoted to the good and charitable actions which she was constantly doing.
So the disciples decided to send relief, every one in proportion to his means, to the brethren living in Judaea.
Relieve the necessities of God's people; always practise hospitality.
But at present I am going to Jerusalem to serve God's people,
1 Corinthians 16:1
As to the collection for God's people, what I have directed the Churches of Galatia to do, you must do also.
2 Corinthians 8:1
But we desire to let you know, brethren, of the grace of God which has been bestowed on the Churches of Macedonia;
2 Corinthians 9:1
As to the services which are being rendered to God's people, it is really unnecessary for me to write to you.
So then, as we have opportunity, let us labour for the good of all, and especially of those who belong to the household of the faith.
because even in Thessalonica you sent several times to minister to my needs.
And whatever you do, in word or in deed, do everything in the name of the Lord Jesus, and let it be through Him that you give thanks to God the Father.
1 Timothy 6:18
They must be beneficent, rich in noble deeds, open-handed and liberal;
2 Timothy 1:17
Nay, when he was here in Rome, he took great pains to inquire where I was living, and at last he found me.
because I hear of your love and of the faith which you have towards the Lord Jesus and which you manifest towards all God's people;
Suppose a Christian brother or sister is poorly clad or lacks daily food,
1 John 3:14
As for us, we know that we have already passed out of death into Life--because we love our brother men. He who is destitute of love continues dead.