32 Bible Verses about Giving To The Poor
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And if I give all my possessions to feed the poor, and if I surrender my body to be burned, but do not have love, it profits me nothing.
The wicked borrows and does not pay back,
But the righteous is gracious and gives.
He who gives to the poor will never want,
But he who shuts his eyes will have many curses.
And fixing his gaze on him and being much alarmed, he said, “What is it, Lord?” And he said to him, “Your prayers and alms have ascended as a memorial before God.
and he *said, ‘Cornelius, your prayer has been heard and your alms have been remembered before God.
But give that which is within as charity, and then all things are clean for you.
For some were supposing, because Judas had the money box, that Jesus was saying to him, “Buy the things we have need of for the feast”; or else, that he should give something to the poor.
and one of you says to them, “Go in peace, be warmed and be filled,” and yet you do not give them what is necessary for their body, what use is that?
“So when you give to the poor, do not sound a trumpet before you, as the hypocrites do in the synagogues and in the streets, so that they may be honored by men. Truly I say to you, they have their reward in full.
or he who exhorts, in his exhortation; he who gives, with liberality; he who leads, with diligence; he who shows mercy, with cheerfulness.
Jesus said to him, “If you wish to be complete, go and sell your possessions and give to the poor, and you will have treasure in heaven; and come, follow Me.”
Looking at him, Jesus felt a love for him and said to him, “One thing you lack: go and sell all you possess and give to the poor, and you will have treasure in heaven; and come, follow Me.”
“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.”
Heal the sick, raise the dead, cleanse the lepers, cast out demons. Freely you received, freely give.
contributing to the needs of the saints, practicing hospitality.
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.
But when you give to the poor, do not let your left hand know what your right hand is doing,
so that your giving will be in secret; and your Father who sees what is done in secret will reward you.
But Peter said, “I do not possess silver and gold, but what I do have I give to you: In the name of Jesus Christ the Nazarene—walk!”
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.”
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.
For Macedonia and Achaia have been pleased to make a contribution for the poor among the saints in Jerusalem.
For I testify that according to their ability, and beyond their ability, they gave of their own accord,
begging us with much urging for the favor of participation in the support of the saints,
Every survivor, at whatever place he may live, let the men of that place support him with silver and gold, with goods and cattle, together with a freewill offering for the house of God which is in Jerusalem.’”
All those about them encouraged them with articles of silver, with gold, with goods, with cattle and with valuables, aside from all that was given as a freewill offering.
You yourselves also know, Philippians, that at the first preaching of the gospel, after I left Macedonia, no church shared with me in the matter of giving and receiving but you alone;
Now after several years I came to bring alms to my nation and to present offerings;
For this perfume might have been sold for a high price and the money given to the poor.”
For this perfume might have been sold for over three hundred denarii, and the money given to the poor.” And they were scolding her.
“Why was this perfume not sold for three hundred denarii and given to poor people?”
- Poor (306 instances)
- Alms, Good Deeds
- Attitudes, to other people
- Belonging To Heaven
- Giving Money To The Church
- Giving, Of Possessions
- Helping Others In Need
- Helping The Poor
- Helping Those In Need
- Money, Stewardship Of
- Poverty, Attitudes Towards
- Poverty, Remedies For
- Rich, The