Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Bible References

General references

Matthew 25:35
For I was hungry
and you gave Me something to eat;
I was thirsty
and you gave Me something to drink;
I was a stranger and you took Me in;
Deuteronomy 15:7
“If there is a poor person among you, one of your brothers within any of your gates in the land the Lord your God is giving you, you must not be hardhearted or tightfisted toward your poor brother.
Job 31:16
If I have refused the wishes of the poor
or let the widow’s eyes go blind,
Psalm 37:21
The wicked man borrows and does not repay,
but the righteous one is gracious and giving.
Psalm 112:5
Good will come to a man who lends generously
and conducts his business fairly.
Proverbs 3:27
When it is in your power,
don’t withhold good from the one it belongs to.
Proverbs 11:24
One person gives freely,
yet gains more;
another withholds what is right,
only to become poor.
Proverbs 19:17
Kindness to the poor is a loan to the Lord,
and He will give a reward to the lender.
Ecclesiastes 11:1
Send your bread on the surface of the waters,
for after many days you may find it.
Isaiah 58:6
Isn’t the fast I choose:
To break the chains of wickedness,
to untie the ropes of the yoke,
to set the oppressed free,
and to tear off every yoke?
Daniel 4:27
Therefore, may my advice seem good to you my king. Separate yourself from your sins by doing what is right, and from your injustices by showing mercy to the needy. Perhaps there will be an extension of your prosperity.”
Luke 6:30
Give to everyone who asks you, and from one who takes your things, don’t ask for them back.
Luke 11:41
But give from what is within to the poor, and then everything is clean for you.
Luke 14:12
He also said to the one who had invited Him, “When you give a lunch or a dinner, don’t invite your friends, your brothers, your relatives, or your rich neighbors, because they might invite you back, and you would be repaid.
Romans 12:20
But

If your enemy is hungry, feed him.
If he is thirsty, give him something to drink.
For in so doing
you will be heaping fiery coals on his head.
2 Corinthians 9:6
Remember this: The person who sows sparingly will also reap sparingly, and the person who sows generously will also reap generously.
1 Timothy 6:17
Instruct those who are rich in the present age not to be arrogant or to set their hope on the uncertainty of wealth, but on God, who richly provides us with all things to enjoy.
Hebrews 6:10
For God is not unjust; He will not forget your work and the love you showed for His name when you served the saints—and you continue to serve them.
Hebrews 13:16
Don’t neglect to do what is good and to share, for God is pleased with such sacrifices.
James 1:27
Pure and undefiled religion before our God and Father is this: to look after orphans and widows in their distress and to keep oneself unstained by the world.
James 2:15
If a brother or sister is without clothes and lacks daily food
1 John 3:16
This is how we have come to know love: He laid down His life for us. We should also lay down our lives for our brothers.

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