Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
For when I was hungry, you gave me food, when I was thirsty you gave me something to drink, when I was a stranger, you invited me to your homes,
Give to everyone that asks of you, and if anyone takes away what is yours, do not demand it back.
But give your inmost life as charity, and you will immediately find everything clean.
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.
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!
2 Corinthians 9:6
Remember this: The man who sows sparingly will reap sparingly, and the man who sows generously will reap generously.
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.
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.
But do not forget to be helpful and generous, for that is the kind of sacrifice that pleases God.
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.
If some brother or sister has no clothes and has not food enough for a day,
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.