Therefore when thou doest thine alms, do not sound a trumpet before thee, as the hypocrites do in the synagogues and in the streets, that they may have glory of men. Verily I say unto you, They have their reward.
A man’s gift maketh room for him, and bringeth him before great men.
Give to every man that asketh of thee; and of him that taketh away thy goods ask them not again.
Heal the sick, cleanse the lepers, raise the dead, cast out devils: freely ye have received, freely give.
The wicked borroweth, and payeth not again: but the righteous sheweth mercy, and giveth.
And though I bestow all my goods to feed the poor, and though I give my body to be burned, and have not charity, it profiteth me nothing.
But who am I, and what is my people, that we should be able to offer so willingly after this sort? for all things come of thee, and of thine own have we given thee.
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:
Then he said unto them, Go your way, eat the fat, and drink the sweet, and send portions unto them for whom nothing is prepared: for this day is holy unto our Lord: neither be ye sorry; for the joy of the LORD is your strength.
Delight thyself also in the LORD; and he shall give thee the desires of thine heart.
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.
Every man according as he purposeth in his heart, so let him give; not grudgingly, or of necessity: for God loveth a cheerful giver.
Honour the LORD with thy substance, and with the firstfruits of all thine increase:
Being enriched in every thing to all bountifulness, which causeth through us thanksgiving to God.
He coveteth greedily all the day long: but the righteous giveth and spareth not.
The liberal soul shall be made fat: and he that watereth shall be watered also himself.
Withhold not good from them to whom it is due, when it is in the power of thine hand to do it.
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.
For if there be first a willing mind, it is accepted according to that a man hath, and not according to that he hath not.
Open thy mouth, judge righteously, and plead the cause of the poor and needy.
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.
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;)
Jesus said unto him, If thou wilt be perfect, go and sell that thou hast, and give to the poor, and thou shalt have treasure in heaven: and come and follow me.