Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And one of you say unto them, Depart in peace, be ye warmed and filled; notwithstanding ye give them not those things which are needful to the body; what doth it profit?
You do not give water to the tired traveller, and from him who has no food you keep back bread.
Do not keep back good from those who have a right to it, when it is in the power of your hand to do it.
And when evening had come, the disciples came to him, saying, This place is waste land, and the time is now past; send the people away so that they may go into the towns and get themselves food.
And Jesus got his disciples together and said, I have pity for the people, because they have now been with me three days and have no food: and I will not send them away without food, or they will have no strength for the journey.
For I was in need of food, and you gave it not to me; I was in need of drink, and you gave it not to me:
Let love be without deceit. Be haters of what is evil; keep your minds fixed on what is good.
2 Corinthians 8:8
I am not giving you an order, but using the ready mind of others as a test of the quality of your love.
1 John 3:16
In this we see what love is, because he gave his life for us; and it is right for us to give our lives for the brothers.
What use is it, my brothers, for a man to say that he has faith, if he does nothing? will such a faith give him salvation?
So be kind to the man from a strange country who is living among you, for you yourselves were living in a strange country in the land of Egypt.
If I saw one near to death for need of clothing, and that the poor had nothing covering him;
Give to him who comes with a request, and keep not your property from him who would for a time make use of it.
You see that a man's righteousness is judged by his works and not by his faith only.