Feeding The Poor
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for I was hungry, and you gave me food to eat. I was thirsty, and you gave me drink. I was a stranger, and you took me in.
I was naked, and you clothed me. I was sick, and you visited me. I was in prison, and you came to me.'
Therefore "If your enemy is hungry, feed him. If he is thirsty, give him a drink; for in doing so, you will heap coals of fire on his head."
But when you make a feast, ask the poor, the maimed, the lame, or the blind;
Isn't it to distribute your bread to the hungry, and that you bring the poor who are cast out to your house? When you see the naked, that you cover him; and that you not hide yourself from your own flesh?
and one of you tells them, "Go in peace, be warmed and filled;" and yet you didn't give them the things the body needs, what good is it?
If I dole out all my goods to feed the poor, and if I give my body to be burned, but don't have love, it profits me nothing.
For the poor will never cease out of the land: therefore I command you, saying, You shall surely open your hand to your brother, to your needy, and to your poor, in your land.
"'When you reap the harvest of your land, you shall not wholly reap into the corners of your field, neither shall you gather the gleanings of your harvest: you shall leave them for the poor, and for the foreigner. I am Yahweh your God.'"
and if you draw out your soul to the hungry, and satisfy the afflicted soul: then your light shall rise in darkness, and your obscurity be as the noonday;
I know how to be humbled, and I know also how to abound. In everything and in all things I have learned the secret both to be filled and to be hungry, both to abound and to be in need.
Jesus said to them, "I am the bread of life. He who comes to me will not be hungry, and he who believes in me will never be thirsty.
If your enemy is hungry, give him food to eat. If he is thirsty, give him water to drink:
He humbled you, and allowed you to hunger, and fed you with manna, which you didn't know, neither did your fathers know; that he might make you know that man does not live by bread only, but by everything that proceeds out of the mouth of Yahweh does man live.
Jesus summoned his disciples and said, "I have compassion on the multitude, because they continue with me now three days and have nothing to eat. I don't want to send them away fasting, or they might faint on the way."
He took the five loaves and the two fish, and looking up to the sky, he blessed them, and broke them, and gave them to the disciples to set before the multitude.
Remove far from me falsehood and lies. Give me neither poverty nor riches. Feed me with the food that is needful for me;
He who has pity on the poor lends to Yahweh; he will reward him.
Don't love 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