Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
With the merciful thou wilt shew thyself merciful; with an upright man thou wilt shew thyself upright;
For the music director; a psalm of David. How blessed is the one who treats the poor properly! When trouble comes, the Lord delivers him.
In the darkness a light shines for the godly, for each one who is merciful, compassionate, and just.
They refused to obey and did not recall your miracles that you had performed among them. Instead, they rebelled and appointed a leader to return to their bondage in Egypt. But you are a God of forgiveness, merciful and compassionate, slow to get angry and unfailing in your loyal love. You did not abandon them,
The godly perish, but no one cares. Honest people disappear, when no one minds that the godly disappear because of evil.
I want you to share your food with the hungry and to provide shelter for homeless, oppressed people. When you see someone naked, clothe him! Don't turn your back on your own flesh and blood!
Should you not have shown mercy to your fellow slave, just as I showed it to you?'
But love your enemies, and do good, and lend, expecting nothing back. Then your reward will be great, and you will be sons of the Most High, because he is kind to ungrateful and evil people.
The way of the righteous is level, the path of the righteous that you make is straight.
"Yet you say, 'The Lord's conduct is unjust!' Hear, O house of Israel: Is my conduct unjust? Is it not your conduct that is unjust?
What shall we say then? Is there injustice with God? Absolutely not!
For by the standard you judge you will be judged, and the measure you use will be the measure you receive.