Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


For it hath pleased them of Macedonia and Achaia to make a certain contribution for the poor saints which are at Jerusalem.

General references

Bible References


Acts 11:27
In those days some prophets came down from Jerusalem to Antioch.
Galatians 6:6
The one who is taught the message must share all his good things with the teacher.

The poor

Proverbs 14:21
The one who despises his neighbor sins,
but whoever shows kindness to the poor will be happy.
Proverbs 17:5
The one who mocks the poor insults his Maker,
and one who rejoices over calamity
will not go unpunished.
Zechariah 11:7
So I shepherded the flock intended for slaughter, the afflicted of the flock. I took two staffs, calling one Favor and the other Union, and I shepherded the flock.
Matthew 25:40
“And the King will answer them, ‘I assure you: Whatever you did for one of the least of these brothers of Mine, you did for Me.’
Matthew 26:11
You always have the poor with you, but you do not always have Me.
Luke 6:20
Then looking up at His disciples, He said:

You who are poor are blessed,
because the kingdom of God is yours.
Luke 14:13
On the contrary, when you host a banquet, invite those who are poor, maimed, lame, or blind.
1 Corinthians 16:15
Brothers, you know the household of Stephanas: They are the firstfruits of Achaia and have devoted themselves to serving the saints. I urge you
2 Corinthians 9:12
For the ministry of this service is not only supplying the needs of the saints, but is also overflowing in many acts of thanksgiving to God.
Philemon 1:5
because I hear of your love and faith toward the Lord Jesus and for all the saints.
James 2:5
Listen, my dear brothers: Didn’t God choose the poor in this world to be rich in faith and heirs of the kingdom that He has promised to those who love Him?

General references

Romans 15:25
Right now I am traveling to Jerusalem to serve the saints,
Philippians 1:5
because of your partnership in the gospel from the first day until now.

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