Giving To The Poor
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Even if I give away everything that I have and sacrifice myself, but have no love, I gain nothing.
Whoever gives to the poor will never lack, but whoever shuts his eyes to their poverty will be cursed.
and one of you tells them, "Go in peace! Stay warm and eat heartily." If you do not provide for their bodily needs, what good does it do?
So whenever you give to the poor, don't blow a trumpet before you like the hypocrites do in the synagogues and in the streets so that they will be praised by people. I tell all of you with certainty, they have their full reward!
If it is encouraging, devote yourself to encouraging others. If it is sharing, share generously. If it is leading, lead enthusiastically. If it is helping, help cheerfully.
Jesus told him, "If you want to be perfect, go and sell what you own and give the money to the destitute, and you will have treasure in heaven. Then come back and follow me."
Jesus looked at him and loved him. Then he told him, "You're missing one thing. Go and sell everything you own, give the money to the destitute, and you will have treasure in heaven. Then come back and follow me."
"Sell your possessions, and give the money to the poor. Make yourselves wallets that don't wear out a dependable treasure in heaven, where no thief can get close and no moth can destroy anything.
When Jesus heard this, he told him, "You still need to do one thing. Sell everything you have and give the money to the destitute, and you will have treasure in heaven. Then come back and follow me."
Heal the sick, raise the dead, cleanse lepers, drive out demons. You have received without payment, so give without payment.
Supply the needs of the saints. Extend hospitality to strangers.
The thief must no longer steal but must work hard and do what is good with his own hands, so that he might earn something to give to the needy.
so that your giving may be done in secret. And your Father who sees in secret will reward you."
However, Peter said, "I don't have any silver or gold, but I'll give you what I do have. In the name of Jesus the Messiah from Nazareth, walk!"
Later, Zacchaeus stood up and announced to the Lord, "Look! I'm giving half of my possessions to the destitute, and if I have accused anyone falsely, I'm repaying four times as much as I owe."
He was a devout man who feared God, as did everyone in his home. He gave many gifts to the poor among the people and always prayed to God.
Furthermore, everyone who wishes to repatriate from any territory where he now resides is to receive assistance from his fellow residents in the form of silver, gold, equipment, and pack animals, in addition to voluntary offerings for the Temple of the God of Jerusalem.
So all of their neighbors equipped the travelers with silver, gold, equipment, pack animals, and valuable goods, in addition to voluntary offerings.
- 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