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Being A Giver in a World of Takers Pt. 2 — Sin of Selfishness: Treasure in Heaven — Francis Chan Crazy Love Ministry

Wisdom and Poverty Proverbs

He who gives to the poor will not want, but he who hides his eyes will have many a curse

Proverbs 28:27 [Proverbs 19:17, 22:9]

He who has pity on the poor lends to the Lord, and that which he has given He will repay to him.

Proverbs 19:17 [Ecclesiastes 11:1; Matthew 10:42; 25:40; II Cor. 9:6-8; Heb. 6:10]

Whoever stops his ears at the cry of the poor will cry out himself and not be heard.

Proverbs 21:13 [Matthew 18:30-34; James 2:13]

9 A generous man will be blessed, for he shares his food with the poor. 

Proverbs 22:9

Poor Among You

11 For there will never cease to be poor in the land; that is why I am commanding you to open wide your hand to your brother and to the poor and needy in your land.

Deuteronomy 15:11

Love of God

17 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? 18 Dear children, let us not love with words or speech but with actions and in truth.

1st John 3:17-18

Arrogant and Ignorant: Crime of Sodom, Sin of Selfishness

‘Now this was the sin of your sister Sodom: She and her daughters were arrogant, overfed and unconcerned; they did not help the poor and needy.

Ezekiel 16:49

Treasures in Heaven, Kingdom of Christ

Jesus answered, “If you want to be perfect, go, sell your possessions and give to the poor, and you will have treasure in heaven. Then come, follow.

Matthew 19:21

Author: BibleOnMoney©2020 Kevin Hung

John 3:16 For God so loved the world that He gave His only Son, that whosoever believes in Him shall not perish but have everlasting life

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