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31 Bible Verses about Poverty, Remedies For

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John 12:8

For the poor ye have always with you; but me ye have not always.

Acts 20:34

but ye yourselves know that these hands have by labour furnished necessaries for my own wants, and for those who were with me.

2 Thessalonians 3:8

neither did we eat bread with any man unpaid for, but with labour and toil worked night and day, that we might be burdensome to none of you:

Acts 10:4

Then looking stedfastly on him, and being terrified, he said, What means this, Lord? And he said unto him, Thy prayers and thine alms are come up for a memorial before God.

Acts 9:36

But there was at Joppa a woman, a disciple, named Tabitha, (which by interpretation is called Dorcas:) this woman was full of good works and of alms which she did.

1 Timothy 6:17-18

Charge the rich in this world not to be lifted up with pride, nor to trust on the stability of wealth, but on the living God, who giveth us richly all things for our enjoyment; to do good, to be rich in generous actions, to take pleasure in liberality, ready to distribute;

Matthew 25:34-40

Then shall the King say to those on his right-hand, Come, ye blessed of my Father, inherit the kingdom prepared for you from the foundation of the world; for I was hungry, and ye gave me to eat: I was thirsty, and ye gave me to drink: I was a stranger, and ye received me hospitably: naked, and ye clothed me: I was sick, and ye took care of me: I was in prison, and ye came to more.
Then shall the righteous answer him, saying, Lord, when saw we thee hungry, and fed thee? or thirsty, and gave thee drink? When indeed saw we thee a stranger, and took thee in? or naked, and clothed thee? When indeed saw we thee sick, or in prison, and came unto thee? And the king answering shall say to them, Verily I tell you, for as much as ye have done it to one of these my brethren, the very least of them, ye have done it unto me.

1 Timothy 5:9-10

Let no widow be put on the list under sixty years of age, who hath been the wife of one husband, bringing attestation of her good works; that she hath well educated her children, that she hath been hospitable to strangers, that she hath washed the saints feet, that she hath assisted the afflicted, that she hath followed diligently every good work.

James 2:15-16

Now if a brother or sister be naked, and destitute of daily food, and should one of you say to them, Go in peace, be warm, be replenished with food: yet if ye give them not the necessaries for their body; what doth it avail?

Acts 24:17

Now after many years absence I was returned bringing alms to my countrymen, and oblations [to the temple].

Romans 15:26

For Macedonia and Achaia have been pleased to make a certain contribution for the poor of the saints that are at Jerusalem.

1 Timothy 5:16

But if any man or woman who believes hath widows their relations, let him provide for them, and let not the church be burdened; that there may be a sufficiency for the real widows.

Matthew 11:5

The blind receive sight, and the lame walk, the lepers are cleansed, and the deaf hear, the dead are raised, and the poor have the gospel preached to them.

Luke 7:22

And Jesus addressing them, said, Go, tell John what things ye have seen and heard: that the blind recover sight, the deaf hear, the dead are raised, the poor have the gospel preached unto them.

Luke 14:21

And that servant returning, informed his master of these things. Then the master of the family, being highly incensed, said to his servant, Go out instantly into the streets and alleys of the city, and bring in hither the poor, and the maimed, and the halt, and the blind.

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