31 Bible Verses about Poverty, Attitudes Towards
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communicating to necessities of the saints; pursuing hospitality.
Then therefore, as we have opportunity, let us do good to all, especially to those who are of the household of faith.
If a brother or sister may be naked, and may be destitute of daily food, and one of you may say to them, Go in peace, be ye warmed, and be ye fed; and give them not the necessaries of the body; what profit is it?
Whosoever may have the sustenance of the world, and see his brother having need, and shut up his sympathies from him, how dwells the divine love of God in him?
For if a gold-ringed man may come into your synagogue, in shining apparel, and a poor man may also come in with soiled clothing; and you may look upon the one wearing the shining garment, and say, Sit thou here in a good place; and may say to the poor man, Stand thou there, or sit down beneath my footstool: are you not condemned among yourselves, and have you not become the judges of evil reasonings?
And responding he says to them, Let the one having two coats, give to him having none, and let the one having food do likewise.
But there was a certain disciple in Joppa, by name Tabitha, who being interpreted is called Dorcas: and she was full of good works and alms which she was doing.
And Zaccheus standing, said to the Lord, Behold, Lord, the half of my goods I give to the poor; and if I have taken any thing from any one fraudulently, I restore fourfold.
devout, and fearing God with all his house, and doing many alms to the people, and praying to God always;
As each one has predetermined in his heart; not of reluctance, or of constraint: for God loves the hilarious giver.
therefore when you may do alms, do not sound a trumpet before you, as the hypocrites do in the synagogues and in the streets, in order that they may be glorified by the people: truly I say unto you, They exhaust their reward.
And Jesus calling His disciples to Him, said, I sympathize with the multitude, because already three days abide unto me, and they have nothing which they may eat; I do not wish to send them away fasting, lest they may faint on the road.
In those days, the multitude being large, and having nothing which they may eat, Jesus calling His disciples, says to them, I sympathize with the multitude because three days already abide unto me, and they have nothing which they may eat. If I shall send them away to their homes fasting, they will faint on the road; indeed some of them have come from afar.
The Spirit of the Lord is upon me, because He anointed me to preach the gospel to the poor: hath sent me to heal the brokenhearted, to proclaim deliverance to the captives, and sight to the blind, and to set at liberty them that are bruised, to proclaim the acceptable year of the Lord.
for some thought, as Judas had the purse, that Jesus says to him, Purchase some of those things of which we have need at the supper; or something that he might give to the poor.
Jesus, the one from Nazareth, how God anointed Him with the Holy Ghost and power: who went about doing good, and healing all oppressed by the devil: because God is with Him.
And all those who believed were together and had all things common, and they sold their possessions and personalities, and divided the same unto all, as each one had need.
And of the multitude who believed there was one heart and soul, and no one was saying that any of those things which belonged to him were his own, but all things were common to them. And with great power the apostles continued to give witness of the resurrection of Jesus Christ the Lord; and great grace was upon them all. For no one among them was in need; for so many possessions of lands or houses as belonged to them, selling, they were bringing the prices of the things having been sold,read more.
and laying them at the feet of the apostles; and it was distributed to each as any one had need.
And they determined that each one of them should send to the ministry to the brethren dwelling in Judea, as each one of the disciples was prosperous; and this they did, sending to the elders by the hands of Barnabas and Saul.
I have shown you all things, that it so behooveth you laboring to assist the weak, and to remember the words of the Lord Jesus, that He said, It is more blessed to give than to receive.
For Macedonia and Achaia were pleased to make a certain contribution to the poor who are in Jerusalem. For they were pleased to do so; and they are their debtors: for if the Gentiles participated in spiritual things, they owe it to them also to minister unto them in carnal things.
For it is not that there may be relief to others, affliction to you, but that it may be according to equality: at this time your abundance may correspond to their deficiency, that their abundance may correspond with your deficiency, in order that there may be equality: as has been written, He that had much did not super-abound; and he that had little did not lack.
only that we should remember the poor; which very thing I was also zealous to do.
Jesus said to him, If you wish to be perfect, go, sell your possessions, and give to the poor, and you shall have treasure in heaven: and come, follow me.
Then the King will say to those on His right, Come, ye blessed of my Father, inherit the kingdom which has been prepared for you from the foundation of the world. For I was hungry, and you gave me to eat: I was thirsty, and you gave me drink: I was a stranger, and you took me in; was naked, and ye clothed me: was sick, and ye visited me: was in prison, and ye came unto me.
For whosoever may give you a cup of water in my name, because you are Christ's, truly I say unto you, can not lose his reward.
But do not forget benefaction and fellowship: for with such sacrifices God is well pleased.
And during those days, the disciples multiplying, there was a murmuring of the Hellenists against the Hebrews, that their widows were being neglected in the daily ministration.
Pure religion and undefiled with God even the Father is this, to relieve the orphans and widows in their affliction, and keep himself unspotted from the world.
- Aliens, Believers Duty
- Attitudes, to other people
- Bad Leadership
- Bereaved, Care For
- Caring For Others
- Giving Back
- Giving Money To The Church
- Giving To The Poor
- Giving, Of Possessions
- Helping Others
- Helping Others In Need
- Helping The Poor
- Helping Those In Need
- Money, Stewardship Of
- Not Helping Widows
- Oppression, God's Attitude To
- Oppression, Nature Of