Feeding The Poor
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For I was hungry, and you gave me food: I was thirsty, and you gave me drink: I was a stranger, and you took me in:
Naked, and you clothed me: I was sick, and you visited me: I was in prison, and you came unto me.
Therefore if your enemy hungers, feed him; if he thirsts, give him drink: for in so doing you shall heap coals of fire on his head.
But when you give a feast, call the poor, the maimed, the lame, the blind:
Is it not to share your bread with the hungry, and that you bring the poor that are cast out to your house? when you see the naked, that you cover him; and that you hide not yourself from your own flesh?
And one of you say unto them, Depart in peace, be warmed and filled; yet you give them not those things which are needful to the body; what does it profit?
And though I bestow all my goods to feed the poor, and though I give my body to be burned, and have not love, it profits me nothing.
For the poor shall never cease out of the land: therefore I command you, saying, you shall open your hand wide unto your brother, to your poor, and to your needy, in your land.
And when you reap the harvest of your land, you shall not completely reap the corners of your field when you reap, neither shall you gather any gleaning of your harvest: you shall leave them unto the poor, and to the stranger: I am the LORD your God.
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:
I know both how to be abased, and I know how to abound: everywhere and in all things I am instructed both to be full and to be hungry, both to abound and to suffer need.
And Jesus said unto them, I am the bread of life: he that comes to me shall never hunger; and he that believes on me shall never thirst.
If your enemy is hungry, give him bread to eat; and if he is thirsty, give him water to drink:
And he humbled you, and allowed you to hunger, and fed you with manna, which you knew not, neither did your fathers know; that he might make you know that man does not live by bread only, but by every word that proceeds out of the mouth of the LORD does man live.
Then Jesus called his disciples unto him, and said, I have compassion on the multitude, because they continue with me now three days, and have nothing to eat: and I will not send them away without food, lest they faint in the way.
Then he took the five loaves and the two fishes, and looking up to heaven, he blessed, and broke, and gave to the disciples to set before the multitude.
He that has pity upon the poor lends unto the LORD; and that which he has given will he pay him again.
Love not sleep, lest you come to poverty; open your eyes, and you shall be satisfied with bread.
- Bad Leadership
- Clothing The Needy
- Generosity, Human
- Generosity, Used Towards
- Giving Back
- Helping Others In Need
- Helping The Poor
- Helping Those In Need
- Hospitality, Shown To
- Love To Others Shown In
- Loving Foreigners
- Naked In Poverty
- People Providing Food