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Theasaurus: Almsgiving

29 Bible Verses about Almsgiving

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Deuteronomy 14:28

At the end of three years you shall bring forth all the tithe of your increase the same year, and shall lay it up within your gates:

Deuteronomy 15:8

But you shall open your hand wide unto him, and shall surely lend him sufficient for his need, in that which he lacks.

Job 31:16-22

If I have withheld the poor from their desire, or have caused the eyes of the widow to fail; Or have eaten my morsel alone, and the fatherless has not eaten of it; (For from my youth he was brought up with me, as with a father, and I have guided him from my mother's womb;)read more.
If I have seen any perish for want of clothing, or any poor without covering; If his heart has not blessed me, and if he was not warmed with the fleece of my sheep; If I have lifted up my hand against the fatherless, when I saw I had help in the gate: Then let my arm fall from my shoulder blade, and my arm be broken from its socket.

Psalm 112:5-9

A good man shows favor, and lends: he will guide his affairs with discretion. Surely he shall not be moved forever: the righteous shall be in everlasting remembrance. He shall not be afraid of evil tidings: his heart is fixed, trusting in the LORD.read more.
His heart is established, he shall not be afraid, until he sees his desire upon his enemies. He has dispersed, he has given to the poor; his righteousness endures forever; his strength shall be exalted with honor.

Isaiah 58:10

And if you draw out your soul to the hungry, and satisfy the afflicted soul; then shall your light rise in the darkness, and your darkness be as the noon day:

Matthew 6:1-4

Take heed that you give not your alms before men, to be seen of them: otherwise you have no reward of your Father who is in heaven. Therefore when you give your alms, do not sound a trumpet before you, as the hypocrites do in the synagogues and in the streets, that they may have glory of men. Verily I say unto you, They have their reward. But when you give alms, let not your left hand know what your right hand does:read more.
That your alms may be in secret: and your Father who sees in secret himself shall reward you openly.

Luke 10:35

And on the next day when he departed, he took out two pence, and gave them to the innkeeper, and said unto him, Take care of him; and whatsoever you spend more, when I come again, I will repay you.

Acts 3:2-3

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 them that entered into the temple; Who seeing Peter and John about to go into the temple asked for alms.

Acts 3:10

And they knew that it was he who sat for alms at the Beautiful gate of the temple: and they were filled with wonder and amazement at that which had happened unto him.

Acts 9:36

Now there was at Joppa a certain disciple named Tabitha, which by interpretation is called Dorcas: this woman was full of good works and almsdeeds which she did.

Acts 10:2-4

A devout man, and one that feared God with all his house, who gave much 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, Your prayers and your alms are come up for a memorial before God.

Acts 24:17

Now after many years I came to bring alms to my nation, and offerings.

1 Corinthians 16:1-3

Now concerning the collection for the saints, as I have given order to the churches of Galatia, even so do you. Upon the first day of the week let every one of you lay by him in store, as God has prospered him, that there be no gatherings when I come. And when I come, whomsoever you shall approve by your letters, them will I send to bring your liberality unto Jerusalem.

2 Corinthians 8:11

Now therefore perform the doing of it; that as there was a readiness to will, so there may be a performance also out of that which you have.

2 Corinthians 9:6-7

But this I say, He who sows sparingly shall reap also sparingly; and he who sows bountifully shall reap also bountifully. Every man according as he purposes in his heart, so let him give; not grudgingly, or of necessity: for God loves a cheerful giver.

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Leviticus 25:35

And if your brother becomes poor, and falls into poverty among you; then you shall help him: yea, though he be a stranger, or a sojourner; that he may live with you.

Deuteronomy 15:7

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: