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And whosoever shall give to drink unto one of these little ones a cup of cold water only in the name of a disciple, verily I say unto you, he shall in no wise lose his reward.
When Jesus was entred into Capernaum, a centurion came and addressed himself to him,
and said, I declare to you, except ye lay aside your ambition, and become as children, ye shall not enter into the kingdom of the Messias.
and the king will reply, I declare unto you, your having done this for one of the least of these my brethren, is the same thing as doing it for me.
but if any one shall cause the meanest of those, who believe in me, to transgress, it had been better for him that a milstone were hanged about his neck, and he were thrown into the sea.
it were better for him that a milstone were hang'd about his neck, and he were thrown into the sea, than that he should occasion any innocent person to relapse.
1 Corinthians 8:10
for if any man see you who have a just notion of idols, sitting at table in their temple, will not the person who is wrong in his notions be incouraged to eat what is offered to idols, tho' contrary to his own opinion?
and whoever he be that shall give you a cup of water, as being the disciples of Christ, I assure you, he shall not lose his reward.
and there came a certain poor widow, who threw in two mites, to the value of a farthing.
the poor you have always with you, and you may relieve them whenever you please: but me you will not always have.
2 Corinthians 8:12
for what a man gives with a ready mind, according to his abilities, is well received; but not when he goes beyond his circumstances.
but as for you, love your enemies, do good, and lend without expecting any advantage from it: so shall your reward be great, in acting like the children of the most high: for he is kind to the most ungrateful wretches.
2 Corinthians 9:6
remember, " he who sows sparingly, shall reap also sparingly: and he who sows bountifully, shall reap also bountifully."
and you yourselves know, O Philippians, that when I first preach'd the gospel, at my departure from Macedonia, I receiv'd no manner of assistance from any other church but yours;
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.