Saints, Care For The Poor
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He has dispersed, he has given to the poor; his righteousness endures forever; his strength shall be exalted with honor.
He answered and said unto them, He that has two coats, let him impart to him that has none; and he that has food, let him do likewise.
Therefore, as you abound in everything, in faith, and utterance, and knowledge, and in all diligence, and in your love to us, see that you abound in this grace also. I speak not by commandment, but to prove by the earnestness of others, the sincerity of your love.
Only they would that we should remember the poor; the same which I also was eager to do.
You shall surely give to him, and your heart shall not be grieved when you give unto him: because for this thing the LORD your God shall bless you in all your works, and in all that you put your hand unto.
Every man according as he purposes in his heart, so let him give; not grudgingly, or of necessity: for God loves a cheerful giver.
And the Levite, (because he has no part nor inheritance with you,) and the stranger, and the fatherless, and the widow, who are within your gates, shall come, and shall eat and be satisfied; that the LORD your God may bless you in all the work of your hand which you do.
Take heed that you give not your alms before men, to be seen of them: otherwise you have no reward of your Father who is in heaven.
Distributing to the necessity of saints; given to hospitality.
As we have therefore opportunity, let us do good unto all men, especially unto them who are of the household of faith.