29 Bible Verses about Almsgiving
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If I have disturbed the desire of the poor or have caused the eyes of the widow to fail; or have eaten my morsel alone and the fatherless has not eaten thereof; (for from my youth the fatherless was brought up with me, as with a father, and I have guided the widow from my mother's womb)read more.
if I have seen any perish for want of clothing or any needy without a covering; if his loins have not blessed me and if he were not warmed with the fleece of my sheep; if I have lifted up my hand against the fatherless, even when I saw that they would all help me in the gate; then let my back fall from my shoulder blade, and my arm be broken from its joint.
Teth A good man has mercy and lends; Jod He will govern his affairs with good judgment. Caph Surely he shall not be moved for ever; Lamed the righteous shall be in eternal remembrance. Mem He shall not be afraid of evil rumours; Nun his heart is fixed, trusting in the LORD.read more.
Samech His heart is established; he shall not be afraid, Ain until he sees his desire upon his enemies. Pe He has dispersed; he has given to the poor; Tzaddi his righteousness endures for ever; Koph his horn shall be exalted in glory.
He that gives unto the poor lends unto the LORD, and he will give him his reward.
Is it not to share thy bread with the hungry and that thou bring the poor that are cast out into thy house? when thou seest the naked, that thou cover him; and that thou not hide thyself from thy brother?
and if thou pour out thy soul to the hungry, and satisfy the afflicted soul; then shall thy light rise in obscurity, and thy darkness be as the noonday:
Give to him that asks of thee, and from him that would borrow of thee turn not thou away.
Take heed not to do your alms before men, to be seen of them; otherwise, ye have no reward of your Father who is in the heavens. Therefore, when thou doest thine alms, do not sound a trumpet before thee, as the hypocrites do in the synagogues and in the streets that they may have glory of men. Verily I say unto you, They already have their reward. But when thou doest alms, let not thy left hand know what thy right hand doethread more.
that thine alms may be in secret; and thy Father who sees in secret, he shall reward thee openly.
for I was hungry, and ye gave me food; I was thirsty, and ye gave me drink; I was a stranger, and ye took me in;
Sell what ye have and give alms; ; provide yourselves bags which wax not old, a treasure in the heavens that fails not, where no thief approaches neither moth corrupts.
But when thou makest a banquet, call the poor, the maimed, the lame, the blind,
Now when Jesus heard this, he said unto him, Yet lackest thou one thing: sell all that thou hast and distribute unto the poor, and thou shalt have treasure in heaven; and come, follow me.
Then Zacchaeus stood and said unto the Lord; Behold, Lord, the half of my goods I give to the poor; and if I have taken any thing from any man by false accusation, I restore him fourfold.
And a certain man lame from his mother's womb was carried, whom they laid daily at the gate of the temple which is called Beautiful, to ask alms of those that entered into the temple, who seeing Peter and John about to go into the temple asked for alms.
Now there was at Joppa a certain disciple named Tabitha, which by interpretation is called Dorcas; this woman was full of good works and alms-deeds which she did.
a devout man and one that feared God with all his house, who gave many alms to the people and prayed to God always. He saw in a vision evidently about the ninth hour of the day an angel of God coming in to him and saying unto him, Cornelius. And when he looked on him, he was afraid and said, What is it, Lord? And he said unto him, Thy prayers and thine alms are come up for a memorial before God.
Now concerning the collection for the saints, as I have given orders to the congregations of Galatia, do ye likewise. Each first sabbath let each one of you set aside in store, as God has prospered him, that there be no collections when I come. And when I come, whomever ye shall approve by your letters, them will I send to bring your liberality unto Jerusalem.
Now therefore finish the doing of it that as there was a readiness to will, so there may also be a performance out of that which ye have.
But this I say, He who sows sparingly shall reap also sparingly, and he who sows in blessings shall also reap blessings. Each one according as they purpose in their heart, so let them give, not grudgingly or of necessity; for God loves a cheerful giver.
Only they asked that we should remember the poor; the same which I was also diligent to do.
Let him that stole steal no more, but rather let him labour, working with his hands that which is good, that he may have to give to him that is in need.
but charge them to do good, that they be rich in good works, liberal to distribute, willing to communicate,
But whosoever has this world's goods and sees his brother have need and shuts up his bowels of compassion from him, how does the charity of God abide in him?
From Thematic Bible
Almsgiving » General advice concerning
If there should be among you a poor man of one of thy brethren within any of thy towns in thy land which the LORD thy God gives thee, thou shalt not harden thine heart nor shut thine hand from thy poor brother,
Take heed not to do your alms before men, to be seen of them; otherwise, ye have no reward of your Father who is in the heavens.
Jesus said unto him, If thou desire to be perfect, go and sell what thou hast and give it to the poor, and thou shalt have treasure in heaven; and come and follow me.
- Alms, Good Deeds
- Attitudes, to other people
- Feeding The Poor
- Generosity, Used Towards
- Giving Back
- Giving Money To The Church
- Giving To The Poor
- Giving, Advice On
- Giving, Of Possessions
- Helping Others In Need
- Helping The Poor
- Helping Those In Need
- Love To Others Shown In
- Money, Stewardship Of
- Poverty, Attitudes Towards
- Poverty, Remedies For