Helping Those In Need
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Who comforts us in all our tribulation, that we may be able to comfort them who are in any trouble, by the comfort with which we ourselves are comforted of God.
Withhold not good from them to whom it is due, when it is in the power of your hand to do it.
But whoever has this world's goods, and sees his brother have need, and shuts up his heart of compassion from him, how dwells the love of God in him?
Blessed are the poor in spirit: for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.
But by an equality, that now at this time your abundance may be a supply for their want, that their abundance also may be a supply for your want: that there may be equality:
He that has pity upon the poor lends unto the LORD; and that which he has given will he pay him again.
As we have therefore opportunity, let us do good unto all men, especially unto them who are of the household of faith.
Distributing to the necessity of saints; given to hospitality.
But to do good and to share forget not: for with such sacrifices God is well pleased.
And you shall be blessed; for they cannot recompense you: for you shall be recompensed at the resurrection of the just.
Give to him that asks you, and from him that would borrow of you turn not away.
Let him that stole steal no more: but rather let him labor, working with his hands the thing which is good, that he may have to give to him that needs.
For in that he himself has suffered being tempted, he is able to help them that are tempted.
I have showed you all things, how that so laboring you ought to support the weak, and to remember the words of the Lord Jesus, how he said, It is more blessed to give than to receive.
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?
[To the Chief Musician. A Psalm of David.] Blessed is he that considers the poor: the LORD will deliver him in time of trouble.
The LORD is near unto all them that call upon him, to all that call upon him in truth.
Whosoever stops his ears at the cry of the poor, he also shall cry himself, but shall not be heard.
Having therefore obtained help of God, I continue unto this day, witnessing both to small and great, saying no other things than those which the prophets and Moses did say should come:
For you have the poor with you always, and whenever you will you may do them good: but me you have not always.
We then that are strong ought to bear the weaknesses of the weak, and not to please ourselves.
Look not every man on his own things, but every man also on the things of others.
And let our own also learn to maintain good works for urgent needs, that they not be unfruitful.
If there be among you a poor man of one of your brethren within any of your gates in your land which the LORD your God gives you, you shall not harden your heart, nor shut your hand from your poor brother:
And sold their possessions and goods, and distributed them to all men, as every man had need.
And I entreat you also, true yokefellow, help those women who labored with me in the gospel, with Clement also, and with other of my fellow laborers, whose names are in the book of life.
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?
For your fellowship in the gospel from the first day until now;
Therefore when you give your alms, do not sound a trumpet before you, as the hypocrites do in the synagogues and in the streets, that they may have glory of men. Verily I say unto you, They have their reward.
But when you give a feast, call the poor, the maimed, the lame, the blind:
Well reported of for good works; if she has brought up children, if she has lodged strangers, if she has washed the saints' feet, if she has relieved the afflicted, if she has diligently followed every good work.
Those things, which you have both learned, and received, and heard, and seen in me, do: and the God of peace shall be with you.
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