Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Bible References


Luke 12:33
sell your possessions and give alms. lay up for yourselves a stock not subject to decay, a treasure in the heavens that will never fail, where no thief can approach, nor moth can spoil.
Luke 14:12
Then he said to the Pharisee, that had invited him, when you give a dinner, or a supper, don't call your friends, or your brethren, or kinsmen, or wealthy neighbours; lest they invite you again, and make you a requital.
Luke 16:9
I advise you in like manner to lay out your fallacious treasure in acts of charity, that when you die, they may secure to you everlasting habitations.
Luke 18:22
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.
Luke 19:8
but Zaccheus address'd himself to Jesus, and said, Lord, half my estate I give to the poor; and if I have wrong'd any man, I will give him four times the value.
Matthew 5:42
give to him that asks you, and from him that would borrow of you turn not away.
Matthew 6:1
Take care not to perform any religious act in order to be observed by men: otherwise you will have no reward from your father who is in heaven.
Matthew 25:34
the king shall say to those on his right hand, come, ye blessed of my father, inherit the kingdom prepared for you from the foundation of the world.
Matthew 26:11
ye have the poor always with you, but me ye have not always.
Acts 9:36
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.
Acts 10:31
and said, "Cornelius, thy prayer is heard, and God has approved thine alms.
Acts 11:29
then the disciples determin'd to send, each of them answerably to his abilities, some relief to the brethren residing in Judea: which they actually perform'd,
Acts 24:17
after several years absence I came to Jerusalem, with contributions for my brethren, and oblations for the temple:
2 Corinthians 8:7
that as you excel in every thing, in faith, in language, mystical knowledge, in all virtue, and in your affection to us; I hope you will excel too in this charitable disposition.
2 Corinthians 9:6
remember, " he who sows sparingly, shall reap also sparingly: and he who sows bountifully, shall reap also bountifully."
Ephesians 4:28
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:
Hebrews 6:10
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.
Hebrews 13:16
but don't forget to be beneficent to the community; for such sacrifice is acceptable to God.
James 1:27
pure and unadulterated religion, in the eye of God our father, consists in taking care of orphans and widows in their distress: and in keeping clear of the vices of the age.
James 2:14
What advantage is it, my brethren, for a man to say he has faith, if he has no beneficence? can such a faith save him?
1 John 3:16
this is the proof of the divine love, Christ expos'd his life for us: and we ought to expose our lives for the brethren.


Acts 10:15
and the voice spake to him again the second time, don't call that common, which God calls clean.
Romans 14:14
I know, being fully assured by the Lord Jesus, that there is nothing unclean of itself: it is only so to him that thinks it is unclean.
1 Timothy 4:4
for all that God has created is good, and nothing is to be rejected, provided it be receiv'd with thanksgiving:
Titus 1:15
to the pure all things are pure: but to corrupt infidels nothing is pure; whose very mind and conscience is polluted.

General references

Matthew 5:42
give to him that asks you, and from him that would borrow of you turn not away.