Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
For ye have the poor with you always, and whensoever ye will ye may do them good: but me ye have not always.
for I was prest with hunger, and ye gave me meat: I was thirsty, and ye gave me drink: I was a stranger, and ye took me in:
ye have the poor always with you, but me ye have not always.
then said Jesus, let her alone: against the day of my burial hath she kept this.
2 Corinthians 9:13
having this proof of you by such a supply, they will glorify God for your profess'd subjection to the gospel of Christ, and for your liberal distribution to them as well as others;
for your liberality, my brother, affected us with great joy and comfort, by your having refresh'd the bowels of the saints.
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.
my dear children, I am with you but for a little while. you shall seek me: but as I said to the Jews, so now I say to you, "where I am going you cannot come."
but now I am going to him that sent me; yet none of you ask me now, whither are you going?
and now I shall be no more in the world, but they will be in the world, when I am come to thee. holy father keep them by that authority, with which thou hast invested me, that they may be one, as we are.
but must reside in heaven, till the time of the restitution of all things, of which God has spoken from the beginning by the mouth of his holy prophets.
suppose one of your brethren should be destitute of cloths, and of his daily nourishment,