Bible verses about "charity" | JuliaSmith

Deuteronomy 15:7-11

7 When the needy shall be among thee, from one of thy brethren, in one of thy gates in thy land which Jehovah thy God gave to thee, thou shalt not harden thy heart, and thou shalt not shut thy hand from thy needy brother. 8 For opening, thou shalt open thy hand to him, and lending, thou shalt lend him a sufficiency for his want which he shall want 9 Watch to thyself lest a word shall be with thy heart, of Belial, saying. The seventh year, the year of remission is drawing near; and thine eye be evil against thy needy brother and thou wilt not give to him; and he call against thee to Jehovah, and it was sin in thee. 10 Giving, thou shalt give to him, and thy heart shall not be evil in thy giving to him; for because of this word Jehovah thy God will bless thee in all thy works, and in all the sending forth of thy hand. 11 For the needy shall not cease from the midst of thy land: for this I command thee, saying, Opening, thou shalt open thy hand to thy brother, to thy afflicted and to thy needy in thy land.

Proverbs 21:13

13 He stopping his ear from the cry of the poor one also himself shall call and shall not be answered.

Matthew 5:42

42 To him asking thee, give thou, and him wishing to borrow from thee, thou shouldst not turn away.

Luke 6:38

38 Give, and it shall be given you; good measure, yielded, and shaken, and overflowed, shall they give into your bosom: for with the same measure that ye measure, shall it be measured back to you.

1 Corinthians 13:1-13

1 If I speak with the tongues of men and of angels, and have not love, I have been the brass of echoes, and the shouting cymbal. 2 And if I have the gift of prophecy, and know all mysteries, and all knowledge; and if I have all faith to remove mountains, and have not love, I am nothing. 3 And if I feed out all my goods, and if I deliver my body that I be burned, and have not love, I am profited nothing. 4 Love is slow to anger, possesses kindness; love envies not; love vaunts not itself, is not puffed up, 5 It demeans itself not unbecomingly, seeks not the things of itself, is not irritated, reckons no evil; 6 Rejoices not at injustice, and rejoices with the truth; 7 Covers all things, believes all, hopes all things, endures all. ' 8 Love never falters: but whether gifts of prophecies, they shall be left unemployed; whether tongues, they shall cease; whether knowledge, it shall be left unemployed. 9 For we know by parts, and we prophesy by parts. 10 And when the perfected come, then shall that by parts be left unemployed. 11 When I was a child, as a child I spake, as a child I thought, as a child I reckoned: and when I had become a man, I left unemployed the things of a child. 12 For now we see by a mirror in an enigma; then face to face: now I know by parts; and then shall I know as I was known. 13 And now remains faith, hope, love, these three; and the greater of these, love.

Hebrews 13:2

2 Forget not hospitality: for by this some knew not having treated angels with friendship.

Luke 12:33

33 Sell your possessions, and give alms; make to yourselves purses not growing old, an inexhaustible treasure in the heavens, where the thief approaches not, nor moth corrupts.

Proverbs 19:17

17 He pitying the poor lends to Jehovah, and he will recompense to him his act.

Luke 21:1-4

1 And having looked np, he saw the rich casting their gifts into the royal treasury. 2 And he also saw a certain poor widow casting there two small coins. 3 And he said, Truly I say to you, that this poor widow has cast in more than all: 4 For all they, of that abounding to them, have cast in to the gifts of God: and she from her want cast in all the living which she had.

2 Corinthians 9:7

7 Each as he chooses in the heart; not of grief, or of necessity: for God loves a cheerful giver.

1 John 3:17

17 And whoever has the life of the world, and sees his brother having need, and should shut up his bowels from him, how remains the love of God in him?

Matthew 6:1-4

1 Attend ye not to do your justice before men, to be seen to them; and if otherwise ye have no reward from your Father which in the heavens. 2 When therefore thou doest alms, thou shouldst not sound the trumpet before thee, as hypocrites do in the assemblies, and in the streets, that they might be praised by men. Verily I say to you, They have their reward. 3 But thou doing alms, let not thy left hand know what thy right does: 4 That thine alms might be in secret; and thy Father, who seeing in secret, shall give back to thee openly.

Hebrews 13:16

16 And the doing good and mutual participation forget not; for with such sacrifices God is well pleased.

Acts 20:35

35 I shewed you all things, that so being wearied ye must support the weak, and remember the words of the Lord Jesus, that himself said, It is happy to give rather than receive.

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