Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Or he that exhorteth, on exhortation: he that giveth, let him do it with simplicity; he that ruleth, with diligence; he that sheweth mercy, with cheerfulness.
And after the reading of the law and the prophets, the rulers of the Synagogue sent to them, saying, Brothers, if you have a word of comfort for the people, say on.
And Judas and Silas, who themselves were prophets, gave teaching to the brothers and made them strong in the faith.
And when he had gone through those parts and given them much teaching, he came into Greece.
1 Corinthians 14:3
But the word of the prophet gives men knowledge and comfort and strength.
1 Thessalonians 2:3
For our witness does not come from error or from an unclean heart or from deceit:
1 Timothy 4:13
Till I come, give attention to the reading of the holy Writings, to comforting the saints, and to teaching.
Not giving up our meetings, as is the way of some, but keeping one another strong in faith; and all the more because you see the day coming near.
But, brothers, take kindly the words which I have said for your profit; for I have not sent you a long letter.
Giving to the needs of the saints, ready to take people into your houses.
But let your hand be open to give him the use of whatever he is in need of.
If I kept back the desire of the poor; if the widow's eye was looking for help to no purpose;
He has given with open hands to the poor; his righteousness is for ever; his horn will be lifted up with honour.
He who is kind will have a blessing, for he gives of his bread to the poor.
Put out your bread on the face of the waters; for after a long time it will come back to you again.
The foolish man will no longer be named noble, and they will not say of the false man that he is a man of honour.
Is it not to give your bread to those in need, and to let the poor who have no resting-place come into your house? to put a robe on the unclothed one when you see him, and not to keep your eyes shut for fear of seeing his flesh?
When then you give money to the poor, do not make a noise about it, as the false-hearted men do in the Synagogues and in the streets, so that they may have glory from men. Truly, I say to you, They have their reward.
And the King will make answer and say to them, Truly I say to you, Because you did it to the least of these my brothers, you did it to me.
And looking up, he saw the men of wealth putting their offerings in the money-box.
And all those who were of the faith kept together, and had all things in common;
And with great power the Apostles gave witness of the coming back of the Lord Jesus from the dead; and grace was on them all.
And one of them, named Agabus, said publicly through the Spirit that there would be serious need of food all over the earth: which came about in the time of Claudius.
2 Corinthians 8:1
And now we give you news, brothers, about the grace of God which has been given to the churches of Macedonia;
1 Thessalonians 2:8
Even so, being full of loving desire for you, we took delight in giving you not only God's good news, but even our lives, because you were dear to us.
1 Peter 4:9
Keep open house for all with a glad heart;
2 Corinthians 1:12
For our glory is in this, in the knowledge which we have that our way of life in the world, and most of all in relation to you, has been holy and true in the eyes of God; not in the wisdom of the flesh, but in the grace of God.
2 Corinthians 8:2
How while they were undergoing every sort of trouble, and were in the greatest need, they took all the greater joy in being able to give freely to the needs of others.
2 Corinthians 11:3
But I have a fear, that in some way, as Eve was tricked by the deceit of the snake, your minds may be turned away from their simple and holy love for Christ.
Servants, do what is ordered by those who are your natural masters, having respect and fear for them, with all your heart, as to Christ;
Servants, in all things do the orders of your natural masters; not only when their eyes are on you, as pleasers of men, but with all your heart, fearing the Lord:
For the same reason, make payment of taxes; because the authority is God's servant, to take care of such things at all times.
For I have made him mine so that he may give orders to his children and those of his line after him, to keep the ways of the Lord, to do what is good and right: so that the Lord may do to Abraham as he has said.
Then the ruler, when he saw what was done, had faith, being full of wonder at the teaching of the Lord.
Give attention to yourselves, and to all the flock which the Holy Spirit has given into your care, to give food to the church of God, for which he gave his blood.
1 Corinthians 12:28
And God has put some in the church, first, Apostles; second, prophets; third, teachers; then those with wonder-working powers, then those with the power of taking away disease, helpers, wise guides, users of strange tongues.
1 Thessalonians 5:12
But we make this request to you, my brothers: give attention to those who are working among you, who are over you in the Lord to keep order among you;
1 Timothy 3:4
Ruling his house well, having his children under control with all serious behaviour;
1 Timothy 5:17
Let rulers whose rule is good be honoured twice over, specially those whose work is preaching and teaching.
Keep in mind those who were over you, and who gave you the word of God; seeing the outcome of their way of life, let your faith be like theirs.
1 Peter 5:2
Keep watch over the flock of God which is in your care, using your authority, not as forced to do so, but gladly; and not for unclean profit but with a ready mind;
Whatever comes to your hand to do with all your power, do it because there is no work, or thought, or knowledge, or wisdom in the place of the dead to which you are going.
Then you are to be glad before the Lord your God, you and your son and your daughter, your man-servant and your woman-servant, and the Levite who is with you, and the man from a strange country, and the child without a father, and the widow, who are living among you, in the place marked out by the Lord your God as a resting-place for his name.
The sinner takes money and does not give it back; but the upright man has mercy, and gives to others.
Will you not have mercy on him who takes pleasure in doing righteousness, even on those who keep in mind your ways? Truly you were angry, and we went on doing evil, and sinning against you in the past.
2 Corinthians 9:7
Let every man do after the purpose of his heart; not giving with grief, or by force: for God takes pleasure in a ready giver.