34 Then will the king say to them on his right hand, Come, ye blessed of my Father, inherit the kingdom prepared for you from the foundation of the world: 35 for I was famishing, and ye gave me food; I was thirsty, and ye gave me drink; I was a stranger, and ye took me in; 36 I was naked, and ye clothed me; I was sick, and ye took care of me; I was in prison, and ye visited me. 37 Then will the righteous answer Him, saying, Lord, when did we see thee hungry, and fed thee? or thirsty, and gave thee drink? 38 and when did we see thee a stranger, and took thee in? 39 or naked, and clothed thee? and when did we see thee sick, or in prison, and visited thee? 40 And the king replying will say unto them, Verily I declare unto you, inasmuch as ye did it to one of the lest of these my brethren, ye did it to me.
Bible verses about "acts of kindness" | Worsley
10 be tenderly affected with brotherly love to each other, in honor preferring one another:
1 For if I speak with the tongues of men and angels, and have not charity, I am but as sounding brass, or a tinkling cymbal. 2 And though I have the gift of prophecy, and am acquainted with all mysteries, and all knowledge: yea if I have faith, even. to remove mountains, and have not charity, I am nothing. 3 And though I give all my substance to feed the poor, and my body to be burnt, and have not charity, I am nothing profited. 4 Charity beareth long, and is kind; charity envieth not; charity is not insolent, is not puffed up, 5 doth not behave indecently, is not selfish, is not easily provoked, 6 suspecteth no evil, rejoiceth not at injustice, but rejoiceth in the truth: 7 covereth all faults, believeth all things, hopeth all things, endureth all things. 8 Charity never faileth: but as to prophecies, they shall be abolished; or tongues, they shall cease; or knowledge, it shall be laid aside. 9 For now we know but in part, and we prophesy but in part. 10 But when that which is perfect shall come, then that which is defective shall be laid aside. 11 When I was a child, I spake as a child, I thought like a child, I reasoned as a child: but when I became a man, I laid aside childish things. 12 For we see now as through a mirror obscurely: but then we shall see face to face. Now I know but in part, but then I shall know even as I am known. 13 And now abideth faith, hope, love, these three graces; but the greatest of these is love.
2 and with long-suffering forbear one another in love,
4 Charity beareth long, and is kind; charity envieth not; charity is not insolent, is not puffed up,
13 Greater love hath no one than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends:
35 I have shewed you in all things, that by labouring thus ye ought to support the infirm; and to remember the words of the Lord Jesus, who said, It is more blessed to give than to receive.
18 My little children, let us not love in word, or in tongue only, but in deed and in truth.
34 A new commandment I give unto you, That ye love one another; ---as I have loved you, that ye also love one another: for by this shall all men know that ye are my disciples,
27 But I say unto you my hearers, Love your enemies, do good to them that hate you, 28 bless them that curse you, and pray for them that abuse you; 29 to him that smiteth thee on the one cheek, offer also the other; and let him that taketh away thy cloke, have thy coat too rather than strive with him: 30 give to him that asketh thee, and from him that taketh thy goods on loan demand nothing. 31 And as ye would that men should do to you, do ye also to them in like manner.
38 give, and it shall be given unto you; good measure, pressed and shaken down and running over, shall they give into your bosom: for by the same measure, which ye measure with, shall it be measured back again to you.
32 tender-hearted, forgiving one another, even as God in Christ forgiveth you.