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What good is there in your saying to them, "God bless you! Keep warm and eat well!"--if you don't give them the necessities of life?
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And one of you say to them: Go in peace, be ye warmed and filled; yet give them not those things that are necessary for the body, what shall it profit?
Job 22:7-9 Thou hast not given water to the weary, thou hast withdrawn bread from the hungry. . . .
Proverbs 3:27,28 Say not to thy friend: Go, and come again: and to morrow I will give to thee: when thou canst give at present. . . .
Matthew 14:15,16 And when it was evening, his disciples came to him, saying: This is a desert place, and the hour is now passed: send away the multitudes, that going into the towns, they may buy themselves victuals. . . .
Matthew 15:32 And Jesus called together his disciples, and said: I have compassion on the multitudes, because they continue with me now three days, and have not what to eat, and I will not send them away fasting, lest they faint in the way.
Matthew 25:42-45 For I was hungry and you gave me not to eat: I was thirsty and you gave me not to drink. . . .
Romans 12:9 Let love be without dissimulation. Hating that which is evil, cleaving to that which is good,
2 Corinthians 8:8 I speak not as commanding: but by the carefulness of others, approving also the good disposition of your charity.
1 John 3:16-18 In this we have known the charity of God, because he hath laid down his life for us: and we ought to lay down our lives for the brethren. . . .
James 2:14 What shall it profit, my brethren, if a man say he hath faith, but hath not works? Shall faith be able to save him?
ContextFaith and Works
…15And if a brother or sister be naked and want daily food: 16And one of you say to them: Go in peace, be ye warmed and filled; yet give them not those things that are necessary for the body, what shall it profit? 17So faith also, if it have not works, is dead in itself.…
For I was hungry, and you gave me to eat: I was thirsty, and you gave me to drink: I was a stranger, and you took me in:
Naked, and you covered me: sick, and you visited me: I was in prison, and you came to me.
And he said to her: Daughter, thy faith hath made thee whole: go in peace, and be thou whole of thy disease.
1 John 3:17
He that hath the substance of this world and shall see his brother in need and shall shut up his bowels from him: how doth the charity of God abide in him?
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