Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
for I was prest with hunger, and ye gave me meat: I was thirsty, and ye gave me drink: I was a stranger, and ye took me in:
give to all that ask: and if a man takes away your goods, don't demand them again.
be but charitable to the utmost of your ability, and every thing will be pure to you.
Then he said to the Pharisee, that had invited him, when you give a dinner, or a supper, don't call your friends, or your brethren, or kinsmen, or wealthy neighbours; lest they invite you again, and make you a requital.
therefore if thine enemy hunger, feed him; if he thirst, give him drink: for in so doing, you will heap coals of fire on his head .
2 Corinthians 9:6
remember, " he who sows sparingly, shall reap also sparingly: and he who sows bountifully, shall reap also bountifully."
1 Timothy 6:17
Charge those that are rich in this world, not to be elated, not to depend upon their perishable wealth, but upon the God of life, who furnishes us with every thing in plenty for our enjoyment;
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.
but don't forget to be beneficent to the community; for such sacrifice is acceptable to God.
pure and unadulterated religion, in the eye of God our father, consists in taking care of orphans and widows in their distress: and in keeping clear of the vices of the age.
suppose one of your brethren should be destitute of cloths, and of his daily nourishment,
1 John 3:16
this is the proof of the divine love, Christ expos'd his life for us: and we ought to expose our lives for the brethren.