Giving Without Expecting Return
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But love your enemies, do what is good, and lend, expecting nothing in return. Then your reward will be great, and you will be sons of the Most High. For He is gracious to the ungrateful and evil.
He also said to the one who had invited Him, "When you give a lunch or a dinner, don't invite your friends, your brothers, your relatives, or your rich neighbors, because they might invite you back, and you would be repaid.
although He did not leave Himself without a witness, since He did good: giving you rain from heaven and fruitful seasons, and satisfying your hearts with food and happiness."
And you will be blessed, because they cannot repay you; for you will be repaid at the resurrection of the righteous."
But Peter said, "I have neither silver nor gold, but what I have, I give to you: In the name of Jesus Christ the Nazarene, get up and walk!"
Give to the one who asks you, and don't turn away from the one who wants to borrow from you.
Therefore, whatever you want others to do for you, do also the same for them-this is the Law and the Prophets.
On the contrary, when you host a banquet, invite those who are poor, maimed, lame, or blind.