Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
"Then will the King say to those on His right hand, 'Come, ye blessed of My Father! inherit the Kingdom prepared for you from the founding of the world:
for the poor ye always have with you; and whensoever ye will, ye can do them good; but Me ye have not always.
for the poor ye always have with you, but Me ye have not always."
only they desired that we should remember the poor, which very thing I was also eager to do.
1 John 3:17
But whosoever possesses the goods of the world, and beholds his brother having need, and shuts up his compassion from him, how does the love of God abide in him?
for where two or three are gathered together in My name, there am I in the midst of them."
teaching them to observe all things, whatsoever I commanded you; and, behold, I am with you all the days, even to the end of the age."
Little children, yet a little while I am with you. Ye will seek Me; and, as I said to the Jews, 'Whither I go ye cannot come;' so now I say to you.
Yet a little while, and the world beholds Me no more; but ye behold Me; because I live, ye shall live also.
And now I go to Him Who sent Me; and no one of you asks Me, 'Whither goest Thou?'
And I am no longer in the world; and these are in the world, and I come to Thee. Holy Father, keep, in Thine Own name, those whom Thou hast given Me, that they may be one, even as we are.
Whom Heaven must retain, until the times of restoration of all things of which God spake through the mouth of all His holy prophets from the beginning.