Freely ye have received, freely give. - Matthew 10:8b

Withhold not good from them to whom it is due, when it is in the power of thine hand to do it. - Proverbs 3:27

Give, and it shall be given unto you; good measure, pressed down, and shaken together, and running over, shall men give into your bosom. For with the same measure that ye mete withal it shall be measured to you again. - Luke 6:38

If a brother or sister be naked, and destitute of daily food, And one of you say unto them, Depart in peace, be ye warmed and filled; notwithstanding ye give them not those things which are needful to the body; what doth it profit? Even so faith, if it hath not works, is dead, being alone. - James 2:15-17

There is that scattereth, and yet increaseth; and there is that withholdeth more than is meet, but it tendeth to poverty. The liberal soul shall be made fat: and he that watereth shall be watered also himself. - Proverbs 11:24,25

Give to him that asketh thee, and from him that would borrow of thee turn not thou away. - Matthew 5:42

For the poor shall never cease out of the land: therefore I command thee, saying, Thou shalt open thine hand wide unto thy brother, to thy poor, and to thy needy, in thy land. - Deuteronomy 15:11

Honour the LORD with thy substance, and with the firstfruits of all thine increase:.. So shall thy barns be filled with plenty, and thy presses shall burst out with new wine. - Proverbs 3:9,10

Whoso stoppeth his ears at the cry of the poor, he also shall cry himself, but shall not be heard. - Proverbs 21:13

Bring ye all the tithes into the storehouse, that there may be meat in mine house, and prove me now herewith, saith the LORD of hosts, if I will not open you the windows of heaven, and pour you out a blessing, that there shall not be room enough to receive it. - Malachi 3:10

But when thou doest alms, let not thy left hand know what thy right hand doeth:.. That thine alms may be in secret: and thy Father which seeth in secret himself shall reward thee openly. Matthew 6:3,4

And the King shall answer and say unto them, Verily I say unto you, Inasmuch as ye have done it unto one of the least of these my brethren, ye have done it unto me. - Matthew 25:40

But this I say, He which soweth sparingly shall reap also sparingly; and he which soweth bountifully shall reap also bountifully... Every man according as he purposeth in his heart, so let him give; not grudgingly, or of necessity: for God loveth a cheerful giver... And God is able to make all grace abound toward you; that ye, always having all sufficiency in all things, may abound to every good work:.. (As it is written, He hath dispersed abroad; he hath given to the poor: his righteousness remaineth for ever... Now he that ministereth seed to the sower both minister bread for your food, and multiply your seed sown, and increase the fruits of your righteousness;)... Being enriched in every thing to all bountifulness, which causeth through us thanksgiving to God... For the administration of this service not only supplieth the want of the saints, but is abundant also by many thanksgivings unto God; - II Corinthians 9:6-12



And now abideth faith, hope, charity, these three; but the greatest of these is charity. - I Corinthians 13:13

Jesus said unto him, Thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy mind. This is the first and great commandment. And the second is like unto it, Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself. On these two commandments hang all the law and the prophets. - Matthew 22:37-40

For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life. - John 3:16

And above all things have fervent charity among yourselves: for charity shall cover the multitude of sins. - I Peter 4:8

Hereby perceive we the love of God, because he laid down his life for us: and we ought to lay down our lives for the brethren. But whoso hath this world's good, and seeth his brother have need, and shutteth up his bowels of compassion from him, how dwelleth the love of God in him? My little children, let us not love in word, neither in tongue; but in deed and in truth. - I John 3:16-18

Beloved, let us love one another: for love is of God; and every one that loveth is born of God, and knoweth God. He that loveth not knoweth not God; for God is love. - I John 4:7,8

For all the law is fulfilled in one word, even in this; Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself. - Galatians 5:14

If ye love me, keep my commandments. - John 14:15

Inasmuch as ye have done it unto one of the least of these my brethren, ye have done it unto me. - Matthew 25:40b

Therefore all things whatsoever ye would that men should do to you, do ye even so to them: for this is the law and the prophets. - Matthew 7:12

Forbearing one another, and forgiving one another, if any man have a quarrel against any: even as Christ forgave you, so also do ye. And above all these things put on charity, which is the bond of perfectness. - Colossians 3:13,14

Let all your things be done with charity. - I Corinthians 16:14

Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends. - John 15:13

We love him, because he first loved us. - I John 4:19

For I am persuaded, that neither death, nor life, nor angels, nor principalities, nor powers, nor things present, nor things to come, Nor height, nor depth, nor any other creature, shall be able to separate us from the love of God, which is in Christ Jesus our Lord. - Romans 8:38,39

A new commandment I give unto you, That ye love one another; as I have loved you, that ye also love one another... By this shall all men know that ye are my disciples, if ye have love one to another. - John 13:34

He that hath my commandments, and keepeth them, he it is that loveth me: and he that loveth me shall be loved of my Father, and I will love him, and will manifest myself to him... Judas saith unto him, not Iscariot, Lord, how is it that thou wilt manifest thyself unto us, and not unto the world?.. Jesus answered and said unto him, If a man love me, he will keep my words: and my Father will love him, and we will come unto him, and make our abode with him... He that loveth me not keepeth not my sayings: and the word which ye hear is not mine, but the Father's which sent me. - John 14:21-24

Let love be without dissimulation. Abhor that which is evil; cleave to that which is good. - Romans 12:9

Beloved, if God so loved us, we ought also to love one another. - I John 4:11

And this commandment have we from him, That he who loveth God love his brother also. - I John 4:21



For the joy of the LORD is your strength. - Nehemiah 8:10b

I will bless the LORD at all times: his praise shall continually be in my mouth. - Psalms 34:1

Whoso offereth praise glorifieth me: and to him that ordereth his conversation aright will I shew the salvation of God. - Psalms 50:23

Praise ye the LORD. Praise God in his sanctuary: praise him in the firmament of his power. Praise him for his mighty acts: praise him according to his excellent greatness. Praise him with the sound of the trumpet: praise him with the psaltery and harp. Praise him with the timbrel and dance: praise him with stringed instruments and organs. Praise him upon the loud cymbals: praise him upon the high sounding cymbals. Let every thing that hath breath praise the LORD. Praise ye the LORD. - Psalms 150

Blessed is the people that know the joyful sound: they shall walk, O LORD, in the light of thy countenance. - Psalms 89:15

Make a joyful noise unto the LORD, all ye lands... Serve the LORD with gladness: come before his presence with singing. - Psalm 100:1,2

It is a good thing to give thanks unto the LORD, and to sing praises unto thy name, O most High: - Psalm 92:1

I will sing of mercy and judgment: unto thee, O LORD, will I sing. - Psalm 101:1

The LORD reigneth; let the earth rejoice; let the multitude of isles be glad thereof. - Psalm 97:1

Rejoice in the LORD, ye righteous; and give thanks at the remembrance of his holiness. - Psalm 97:12

Bless the LORD, O my soul: and all that is within me, bless his holy name... Bless the LORD, O my soul, and forget not all his benefits: - Psalm 103:1,2

Praise ye the LORD. Sing unto the LORD a new song, and his praise in the congregation of saints... Let them praise his name in the dance: let them sing praises unto him with the timbrel and harp... For the LORD taketh pleasure in his people: he will beautify the meek with salvation... Let the saints be joyful in glory: let them sing aloud upon their beds. - Psalm 149:1,3-5

Whoso offereth praise glorifieth me: and to him that ordereth his conversation aright will I shew the salvation of God. - Psalms 50:23

And at midnight Paul and Silas prayed, and sang praises unto God: and the prisoners heard them. - Acts 16:25

And when he had consulted with the people, he appointed singers unto the LORD, and that should praise the beauty of holiness, as they went out before the army, and to say, Praise the LORD; for his mercy endureth for ever... And when they began to sing and to praise, the LORD set ambushments against the children of Ammon, Moab, and mount Seir, which were come against Judah; and they were smitten. - 2 Chronicles 20:21,22

In every thing give thanks: for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus concerning you. - 1 Thessalonians 5:18

By him therefore let us offer the sacrifice of praise to God continually, that is, the fruit of our lips giving thanks to his name. - Hebrews 13:15

Let my mouth be filled with thy praise and with thy honour all the day. -
Psalms 71:8

But I will hope continually, and will yet praise thee more and more. - Psalms 71:14

From the rising of the sun unto the going down of the same the LORD's name is to be praised. - Psalms 113:3

Speaking to yourselves in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing and making melody in your heart to the Lord; Giving thanks always for all things unto God and the Father in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ; - Ephesians 5:19,20

Praise our God, all ye his servants, and ye that fear him, both small and great. - Revelations 19:5b



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