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WE who are strong ought to bear the infirmities of the weak, and not to please ourselves.
This is my command \'97 to love one another as I have loved you.
35 For I was hungry and you gave me food; I was thirsty and you gave me drink; I was a stranger and you took me in;
36 naked and you clothed me. I was sick and you cared for me. I was in prison and you came to me.'
37 Then will the righteous answer, 'Lord, when did we see you hungry and feed you, or thirsty and give you drink?
38 When did we see you a stranger and take you in, or naked and clothe you?
39 When did we see you sick or in prison and come to you?'
40 The King will answer, 'I tell you truly, inasmuch as you did it to one of these my brothers \'97 even the least \'97 you did it to me.'
Do not be each intent on his own interests, but also on the interests of others.
Greater love has no one than this: to lay down his life for his friends.
35 In all things I showed you that so laboring we ought to help the weak, and to remember the words of the Lord Jesus, that he said, 'It is more blessed to give than to receive.'
36 After saying this he kneeled with them all and prayed.
37 All wept aloud, and falling on Paul's neck they kissed him affectionately,
38 grieving especially because he had said that they would never see his face again; and they escorted him to the ship.
Give and it will be given to you. Good measure, pressed in, shaken down, and running over they will pour into your lap. For with the measure that you measure with will the return to you be measured."
14 Of what use is it, my brethren, for any one to say that he has faith, if he has not works? Can faith save him?
15 If a brother or sister is naked and lacks food for the day
16 and one of you says to them, "Go in peace, be warmed and fed," but you do not give them what the body needs, what is the good of it?
17 Just so faith by itself, if it has no works, is dead.
So let your light shine before men that they may see your good works and give glory to your Father in heaven.
Bear one another's burdens and so fulfill the law of Christ.
To him who begs, give; from him who wishes to borrow of you, do not turn away.
contributing to the needs of the holy, devoted to hospitality.
He who steals must steal no longer, but rather he must labor, working with his own hands something good, so as to have something to share with any one in need.
The crowds asked him, "What then shall we do?"
He answered, "Let him who has two tunics give to him who has none, and let him who has food do likewise."
But if any one has this world's goods and sees his brother in need and shuts away his sympathies from him, how can the love of God remain in him?
Sell what you have and give gifts of mercy. Make for yourselves purses that never grow old, an unfailing treasure in heaven where no thief approaches nor moth consumes;
for where your treasure is there your heart will be.