Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Give to him that asketh thee, and from him that would borrow of thee turn not thou away.
For I was hungry and you gave me food, I was thirsty and you gave me something to drink, I was a stranger and you invited me in,
If a fellow Israelite from one of your villages in the land that the Lord your God is giving you should be poor, you must not harden your heart or be insensitive to his impoverished condition.
If I have refused to give the poor what they desired, or caused the eyes of the widow to fail,
Evil men borrow, but do not repay their debt, but the godly show compassion and are generous.
It goes well for the one who generously lends money, and conducts his business honestly.
Do not withhold good from those who need it, when you have the ability to help.
One person is generous and yet grows more wealthy, but another withholds more than he should and comes to poverty.
The one who is gracious to the poor lends to the Lord, and the Lord will repay him for his good deed.
Send your grain overseas, for after many days you will get a return.
No, this is the kind of fast I want. I want you to remove the sinful chains, to tear away the ropes of the burdensome yoke, to set free the oppressed, and to break every burdensome yoke.
Therefore, O king, may my advice be pleasing to you. Break away from your sins by doing what is right, and from your iniquities by showing mercy to the poor. Perhaps your prosperity will be prolonged."
Give to everyone who asks you, and do not ask for your possessions back from the person who takes them away.
But give from your heart to those in need, and then everything will be clean for you.
He said also to the man who had invited him, "When you host a dinner or a banquet, don't invite your friends or your brothers or your relatives or rich neighbors so you can be invited by them in return and get repaid.
Rather, if your enemy is hungry, feed him; if he is thirsty, give him a drink; for in doing this you will be heaping burning coals on his head.
2 Corinthians 9:6
My point is this: The person who sows sparingly will also reap sparingly, and the person who sows generously will also reap generously.
1 Timothy 6:17
Command those who are rich in this world's goods not to be haughty or to set their hope on riches, which are uncertain, but on God who richly provides us with all things for our enjoyment.
For God is not unjust so as to forget your work and the love you have demonstrated for his name, in having served and continuing to serve the saints.
And do not neglect to do good and to share what you have, for God is pleased with such sacrifices.
Pure and undefiled religion before God the Father is this: to care for orphans and widows in their misfortune and to keep oneself unstained by the world.
If a brother or sister is poorly clothed and lacks daily food,
1 John 3:16
We have come to know love by this: that Jesus laid down his life for us; thus we ought to lay down our lives for our fellow Christians.