Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

Then said he also to him that bade him, When thou makest a dinner or a supper, call not thy friends, nor thy brethren, neither thy kinsmen, nor thy rich neighbours; lest they also bid thee again, and a recompence be made thee.

General references

Bible References

When

Luke 1:53
He has satisfied the hungry with good things
and sent the rich away empty.
Proverbs 14:20
A poor man is hated even by his neighbor,
but there are many who love the rich.
Proverbs 22:16
Oppressing the poor to enrich oneself,
and giving to the rich—both lead only to poverty.
James 2:1
My brothers, do not show favoritism as you hold on to the faith in our glorious Lord Jesus Christ.

And a

Luke 6:32
If you love those who love you, what credit is that to you? Even sinners love those who love them.
Zechariah 7:5
“Ask all the people of the land and the priests: When you fasted and lamented in the fifth and in the seventh months for these 70 years, did you really fast for Me?
Matthew 5:46
For if you love those who love you, what reward will you have? Don’t even the tax collectors do the same?
Matthew 6:1
“Be careful not to practice your righteousness in front of people, to be seen by them. Otherwise, you will have no reward from your Father in heaven.

General references

Matthew 5:42
Give to the one who asks you, and don’t turn away from the one who wants to borrow from you.
Luke 6:34
And if you lend to those from whom you expect to receive, what credit is that to you? Even sinners lend to sinners to be repaid in full.

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