Most Relevant Verses
"If I have kept the poor from their desire, Or have caused the eyes of the widow to fail,
It is well with the man who is gracious and lends; He will maintain his cause in judgment.
One who is gracious to a poor man lends to the LORD, And He will repay him for his good deed.
"Is it not to divide your bread with the hungry And bring the homeless poor into the house; When you see the naked, to cover him; And not to hide yourself from your own flesh?
"Give to him who asks of you, and do not turn away from him who wants to borrow from you.
"Beware of practicing your righteousness before men to be noticed by them; otherwise you have no reward with your Father who is in heaven.
'For I was hungry, and you gave Me something to eat; I was thirsty, and you gave Me something to drink; I was a stranger, and you invited Me in;
"Sell your possessions and give to charity; make yourselves money belts which do not wear out, an unfailing treasure in heaven, where no thief comes near nor moth destroys.
When Jesus heard this, He said to him, "One thing you still lack; sell all that you possess and distribute it to the poor, and you shall have treasure in heaven; and come, follow Me."
Zaccheus stopped and said to the Lord, "Behold, Lord, half of my possessions I will give to the poor, and if I have defrauded anyone of anything, I will give back four times as much."
And a man who had been lame from his mother's womb was being carried along, whom they used to set down every day at the gate of the temple which is called Beautiful, in order to beg alms of those who were entering the temple.
and they were taking note of him as being the one who used to sit at the Beautiful Gate of the temple to beg alms, and they were filled with wonder and amazement at what had happened to him.
Now in Joppa there was a disciple named Tabitha (which translated in Greek is called Dorcas); this woman was abounding with deeds of kindness and charity which she continually did.
a devout man and one who feared God with all his household, and gave many alms to the Jewish people and prayed to God continually.
Now concerning the collection for the saints, as I directed the churches of Galatia, so do you also.
Now this I say, he who sows sparingly will also reap sparingly, and he who sows bountifully will also reap bountifully.
They only asked us to remember the poor--the very thing I also was eager to do.
He who steals must steal no longer; but rather he must labor, performing with his own hands what is good, so that he will have something to share with one who has need.
Instruct them to do good, to be rich in good works, to be generous and ready to share,
But whoever has the world's goods, and sees his brother in need and closes his heart against him, how does the love of God abide in him?
- Alms, Good Deeds
- Attitudes, to other people
- Generosity, Used Towards
- Giving Money To The Church
- Giving To The Poor
- Giving, Advice On
- Giving, Of Possessions
- Love To Others Shown In
- Money, Stewardship Of
- Poverty, Attitudes Towards
- Poverty, Remedies For
- Rich, The