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All my bones will say, "LORD, who is like you? Who delivers the weak from the one who is stronger than he, and the weak and the needy from the one who wants to rob him?"
Whoever oppresses the poor defies their Creator, but whoever is kind to the needy honors them.
He executes justice for the orphan and the widows, loves the foreigner, and gives them food and clothing."
Every third year, bring all the tithes of your produce of that year and store it in your cities so the descendants of Levi who have no tribal allotment as you do foreigners, orphans, and widows who live in your cities may come, eat, and be satisfied. That way, the LORD your God shall bless you in everything you do."
Since poor people won't cease to exist in the land, therefore I'm commanding you: Be sure to be generous to your poor and needy relatives in your land."
Whoever gives to the poor will never lack, but whoever shuts his eyes to their poverty will be cursed.
Speak for those who cannot speak; seek justice for all those on the verge of destruction. Speak up, judge righteously, and defend the rights of the afflicted and oppressed.
Don't be afraid, because I'm with you; don't be anxious, because I am your God. I keep on strengthening you; I'm truly helping you. I'm surely upholding you with my victorious right hand."
Never worry about anything. Instead, in every situation let your petitions be made known to God through prayers and requests, with thanksgiving. Then God's peace, which goes far beyond anything we can imagine, will guard your hearts and minds in union with the Messiah Jesus.
"Come to me, all of you who are weary and loaded down with burdens, and I will give you rest. Place my yoke on you and learn from me, because I am gentle and humble, and you will find rest for your souls, because my yoke is pleasant, and my burden is light."
For I know the plans that I have for you,' declares the LORD, "plans for well-being, and not for calamity, in order to give you a future and a hope.
"Because the poor are being oppressed, because the needy are sighing, I will now arise," says the LORD, "I will establish in safety those who yearn for it."
I once was young and now I am old, but I have not seen a righteous person forsaken or his descendants begging for bread.
"Defend the poor and the fatherless. Vindicate the afflicted and the poor. Rescue the poor and the needy, delivering them from the power of the wicked.
Whoever is kind to the poor is lending to the LORD the benefit of his gift will return to him in abundance.
Whoever oppresses the poor to enrich himself and whoever gives gifts to the wealthy will yield only loss.
Don't rob the poor person because he is poor, and don't crush the helpless in court, for the LORD will plead their case and ruin the lives of those who ruin them.
Give, and it will be given to you. A large quantity, pressed together, shaken down, and running over will be put into your lap, because you'll be evaluated by the same standard with which you evaluate others."
but those who keep waiting for the LORD will renew their strength. Then they'll soar on wings like eagles; they'll run and not grow weary; they'll walk and not grow tired."
This is how you will walk in the way of good men and will keep to the paths of the righteous. For the upright will live in the land, and people of integrity will remain in it.
Stop being afraid of those who kill the body but can't kill the soul. Instead, be afraid of the one who can destroy both body and soul in hell.
- Becoming More Like Christ
- Being A Perfect Christian
- Being Afraid
- Being Blessed
- Caring For Others
- Cruelty, God's attitude to
- Feeding The Poor
- God And The Poor
- God Helps The Poor
- God's Plan
- God's Plan For Us
- God, The Provider
- Helping Others In Need
- Helping The Poor
- Helping Those In Need
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- Hope, In God
- Mental Health
- Money, Stewardship Of
- Oppression, God's Attitude To
- Oppression, Nature Of
- Poverty, Attitudes Towards
- Poverty, Remedies For
- Social Justice
- The Needy
- The poor
- Waiting On The Lord
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