14 Bible Verses about Saints, Care For The Poor
Most Relevant Verses
He generously gives to the needy; his integrity endures. He will be vindicated and honored.
Just as it is written, "He has scattered widely, he has given to the poor; his righteousness remains forever."
The righteous person cares for the legal rights of the poor; the wicked does not understand such knowledge.
John answered them, "The person who has two tunics must share with the person who has none, and the person who has food must do likewise."
But as you excel in everything -- in faith, in speech, in knowledge, and in all eagerness and in the love from us that is in you -- make sure that you excel in this act of kindness too. I am not saying this as a command, but I am testing the genuineness of your love by comparison with the eagerness of others.
They requested only that we remember the poor, the very thing I also was eager to do.
You must by all means lend to him and not be upset by doing it, for because of this the Lord your God will bless you in all your work and in everything you attempt.
Each one of you should give just as he has decided in his heart, not reluctantly or under compulsion, because God loves a cheerful giver.
Then the Levites (because they have no allotment or inheritance with you), the resident foreigners, the orphans, and the widows of your villages may come and eat their fill so that the Lord your God may bless you in all the work you do.
Instead, you must be sure to open your hand to him and generously lend him whatever he needs.
For if the eagerness is present, the gift itself is acceptable according to whatever one has, not according to what he does not have.
"Be careful not to display your righteousness merely to be seen by people. Otherwise you have no reward with your Father in heaven.
Contribute to the needs of the saints, pursue hospitality.
So then, whenever we have an opportunity, let us do good to all people, and especially to those who belong to the family of faith.
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