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There were no needy ones among them, because those who owned lands or houses would sell their property, bring the proceeds from the sales, . . .
Acts 5:1, 2
Now a man named Ananias, together with his wife Sapphira, also sold a piece of property. . . .
So the disciples, each according to his ability, decided to send relief to the brothers living in Judea.
Luke 12:33, 34
Sell your possessions and give to the poor. Provide yourselves with purses that will not wear out, an inexhaustible treasure in heaven, where no thief approaches and no moth destroys. . . .
I tell you, use worldly wealth to make friends for yourselves, so that when it is gone, they will welcome you into eternal dwellings.
On hearing this, Jesus told him, "You still lack one thing: Sell everything you own and give to the poor, and you will have treasure in heaven. Then come, follow Me."
But Zacchaeus stood up and said to the Lord, "Look, Lord, half of my possessions I give to the poor, and if I have cheated anyone, I will repay it fourfold."
He has scattered abroad his gifts to the poor; his righteousness endures forever. His horn will be lifted high in honor.
Proverbs 11:24, 25
One gives freely, yet gains even more; another withholds what is right, only to become poor. . . .
Kindness to the poor is a loan to the LORD, and He will repay the lender.
Ecclesiastes 11:1, 2
Cast your bread upon the waters, for after many days you will find it again. . . .
Is it not to share your bread with the hungry, to bring the poor and homeless into your home, to clothe the naked when you see him, and not to turn away from your own flesh and blood? . . .
2 Corinthians 9:1, 9
Now about the service to the saints, there is no need for me to write to you. . . .
1 Timothy 6:18, 19
Instruct them to do good, to be rich in good works, and to be generous and ready to share, . . .
What good is it, my brothers, if someone claims to have faith, but has no deeds? Can such faith save him? . . .
Come now, you who are rich, weep and wail for the misery to come upon you. . . .
1 John 3:17
If anyone with earthly possessions sees his brother in need, but withholds his compassion from him, how can the love of God abide in him?
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