Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Bible References

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Matthew 25:40
The king will answer, 'I tell you, in so far as you did it to one of the humblest of these brothers of mine, you did it to me.'
Matthew 10:40
"Whoever welcomes you welcomes me, and whoever welcomes me welcomes him who has sent me.
Matthew 26:11
For you always have the poor among you, but you will not always have me.
Mark 14:7
For you always have the poor among you, and whenever you please you can do for them, but you will not always have me.
Luke 11:41
But give your inmost life as charity, and you will immediately find everything clean.
Luke 14:12
And he said to the man who had invited him, "When you give a luncheon or a dinner, do not invite your friends or your brothers or your relatives or your rich neighbors, for then they will invite you in return and you will be repaid.
John 13:29
for some of them thought that as Judas had the purse Jesus meant to say to him, "Buy what we need for the festival," or to have him give something to the poor.
Acts 4:32
There was but one heart and soul in the multitude who had become believers, and not one of them claimed anything that belonged to him as his own, but they shared everything they had with one another.
Acts 9:36
Among the disciples at Joppa there was a woman named Tabitha, which is in Greek Dorcas, that is, gazelle. She had devoted herself to doing good and to acts of charity.
Acts 10:31
and said, 'Cornelius, your prayer has been heard, and your charities have been recalled to mind by God.
Acts 11:29
The disciples determined to make up a contribution, each according to his ability, and send it to the brothers who lived in Judea,
2 Corinthians 8:1
I must tell you, brothers, how the favor of God has been shown in the churches of Macedonia,
2 Corinthians 9:7
Everyone must give what he has made up his mind to give, not reluctantly or under compulsion; God loves a man who is glad to give.
Ephesians 4:28
The man who stole must not steal any more; he must work with his hands at honest toil instead, so as to have something to share with those who are in need.
1 Timothy 6:17
Charge the rich of this world not to be arrogant, nor to set their hopes on such an uncertain thing as riches, but on God who richly provides us with everything for our enjoyment.
Philemon 1:7
I have been greatly pleased and encouraged over your love, for the hearts of God's people have been cheered, my brother, by you.
Hebrews 6:10
For God is not so unjust as to forget the work you have done and the love you have showed for his cause, in giving help to your fellow-Christians as you still do.
Hebrews 13:16
But do not forget to be helpful and generous, for that is the kind of sacrifice that pleases God.
James 1:27
A religious observance that is pure and stainless in the sight of God the Father is this: to look after orphans and widows in their trouble, and keep one's self unstained by the world.
1 Peter 4:9
Be ungrudgingly hospitable to one another.
1 John 3:16
We know what love means from the fact that he laid down his life for us; so we also ought to lay down our lives for our brothers.


Matthew 25:42
For when I was hungry, you gave me nothing to eat, and when I was thirsty you gave me nothing to drink,
Romans 12:20
No! If your enemy is hungry, feed him! If he is thirsty, give him something to drink! For if you do, you will heap burning coals upon his head!

I was a

Matthew 25:43
when I was a stranger, you did not invite me home, when I had no clothes, you did not supply me, when I was sick and in prison, you did not look after me.'
Acts 16:15
When she and her household were baptized, she appealed to us, and said, "If you are really convinced that I am a believer in the Lord, come and stay at my house." And she insisted upon our coming.
Romans 12:13
Supply the needs of God's people, be unfailing in hospitality.
Romans 16:23
My host, Gaius, the host of the whole church, wishes to be remembered to you. Erastus, the city-treasurer, and our brother Quartus wish to be remembered to you.
1 Timothy 5:10
and have a good reputation for Christian service, such as bringing up children, being hospitable to strangers, washing the feet of God's people, helping people in distress, or devoting herself to any form of doing good.
Hebrews 13:1
Your love for the brotherhood must continue.
1 Peter 4:9
Be ungrudgingly hospitable to one another.
3 John 1:5
Dear friend, it is loyal of you to do anything you can for the brothers, especially as they are strangers;

General references

Matthew 5:42
If anyone begs from you, give to him, and when anyone wants to borrow from you, do not turn away.
Matthew 25:42
For when I was hungry, you gave me nothing to eat, and when I was thirsty you gave me nothing to drink,
James 2:15
If some brother or sister has no clothes and has not food enough for a day,