Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
A good man sheweth favour, and lendeth: he will guide his affairs with discretion.
That you may walk in the way of good men, and keep the paths of the righteous.
A good man obtains favor of the LORD: but a man of wicked intentions will he condemn.
And, behold, there was a man named Joseph, a member of the council and he was a good man, and just:
For he was a good man, and full of the Holy Spirit and of faith: and many people were added unto the Lord.
For scarcely for a righteous man will one die: yet perhaps for a good man some would even dare to die.
I have been young, and now am old; yet have I not seen the righteous forsaken, nor his offspring begging bread.
If there be among you a poor man of one of your brethren within any of your gates in your land which the LORD your God gives you, you shall not harden your heart, nor shut your hand from your poor brother:
If I have withheld the poor from their desire, or have caused the eyes of the widow to fail;
But love your enemies, and do good, and lend, hoping for nothing in return; and your reward shall be great, and you shall be the children of the Highest: for he is kind unto the unthankful and to the evil.
A man void of understanding gives pledge, and becomes surety in the presence of his neighbor.
He also that is slothful in his work is brother to him that is a great waster.
Be not one of them that gives pledges, or of them that become surety for debts.
Prepare your work outside, and make it fit for yourself in the field; and afterwards build your house.
Be diligent to know the state of your flocks, and look well to your herds.
When they were filled, he said unto his disciples, Gather up the fragments that remain, that nothing be lost.
Not slothful in business; fervent in spirit; serving the Lord;
See then that you walk carefully, not as fools, but as wise,
Walk in wisdom toward them that are outsiders, redeeming the time.
And this I pray, that your love may abound yet more and more in knowledge and in all judgment;