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Proverbs 19:17
Whoever is kind to the poor lends to the Lord,
    and he will reward them for what they have done.
~ Proverbs 19:17 NIV
Proverbs 14:31
Whoever oppresses the poor shows contempt for their Maker,
    but whoever is kind to the needy honors God.
~ Proverbs 14:31 NIV
Proverbs 22:9
The generous will themselves be blessed,
    for they share their food with the poor.
~ Proverbs 22:9 NIV
1 John 3:17-18
If anyone has material possessions and sees a brother or sister in need but has no pity on them, how can the love of God be in that person? Dear children, let us not love with words or speech but with actions and in truth.
~ 1 John 3:17-18 NIV
Proverbs 28:27
Those who give to the poor will lack nothing,
    but those who close their eyes to them receive many curses.
~ Proverbs 28:27 NIV
Isaiah 58:10
and if you spend yourselves in behalf of the hungry
    and satisfy the needs of the oppressed,
then your light will rise in the darkness,
    and your night will become like the noonday.
~ Isaiah 58:10 NIV
Acts 20:35
In everything I did, I showed you that by this kind of hard work we must help the weak, remembering the words the Lord Jesus himself said: ‘It is more blessed to give than to receive.’
~ Acts 20:35 NIV
Deuteronomy 15:11
There will always be poor people in the land. Therefore I command you to be openhanded toward your fellow Israelites who are poor and needy in your land.
~ Deuteronomy 15:11 NIV
Galatians 2:10
All they asked was that we should continue to remember the poor, the very thing I had been eager to do all along.
~ Galatians 2:10 NIV
Deuteronomy 15:10-11
Give generously to them and do so without a grudging heart; then because of this the Lord your God will bless you in all your work and in everything you put your hand to. There will always be poor people in the land. Therefore I command you to be openhanded toward your fellow Israelites who are poor and needy in your land.
~ Deuteronomy 15:10-11 NIV

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