Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

But love ye your enemies, and do good, and lend, hoping for nothing again; and your reward shall be great, and ye shall be the children of the Highest: for he is kind unto the unthankful and to the evil.

Bible References

Love

Luke 6:27
“But I say to you who listen: Love your enemies, do what is good to those who hate you,
Leviticus 25:35
“If your brother becomes destitute and cannot sustain himself among you, you are to support him as a foreigner or temporary resident, so that he can continue to live among you.
Psalm 37:26
He is always generous, always lending,
and his children are a blessing.
Psalm 112:5
Good will come to a man who lends generously
and conducts his business fairly.
Proverbs 19:17
Kindness to the poor is a loan to the Lord,
and He will give a reward to the lender.
Proverbs 22:9
A generous person will be blessed,
for he shares his food with the poor.
Romans 5:8
But God proves His own love for us in that while we were still sinners, Christ died for us!
2 Corinthians 8:9
For you know the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ: Though He was rich, for your sake He became poor, so that by His poverty you might become rich.

And ye

Matthew 5:44
But I tell you, love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you,
John 13:35
By this all people will know that you are My disciples, if you have love for one another.”
John 15:8
My Father is glorified by this: that you produce much fruit and prove to be My disciples.
1 John 3:10
This is how God’s children—and the Devil’s children—are made evident.

Whoever does not do what is right is not of God, especially the one who does not love his brother.
1 John 4:7
Dear friends, let us love one another, because love is from God, and everyone who loves has been born of God and knows God.

General references

Deuteronomy 10:19
You also must love the foreigner, since you were foreigners in the land of Egypt.
Deuteronomy 23:19
“Do not charge your brother interest on money, food, or anything that can earn interest.
Matthew 5:44
But I tell you, love your enemies and pray for those who persecute 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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