Alms: Commandments and Practices Concerning
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Leviticus 25:35
And if your brother be waxen poor, and fallen in decay with you; then you shall relieve him: yes, though he be a stranger, or a sojourner; that he may live with you.
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Deuteronomy 14:28,29
At the end of three years you shall bring forth all the tithe of your increase the same year, and shall lay it up within your gates:
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Deuteronomy 15:7-11
If there be among you a poor man of one of your brothers within any of your gates in your land which the LORD your God gives you, you shall not harden your heart, nor shut your hand from your poor brother:
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Isaiah 58:6,7
Is not this the fast that I have chosen? to loose the bands of wickedness, to undo the heavy burdens, and to let the oppressed go free, and that you break every yoke?
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Matthew 5:42
Give to him that asks you, and from him that would borrow of you turn not you away.
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Matthew 6:1-4
Take heed that you do not your alms before men, to be seen of them: otherwise you have no reward of your Father which is in heaven.
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Matthew 19:21
Jesus said to him, If you will be perfect, go and sell that you have, and give to the poor, and you shall have treasure in heaven: and come and follow me.
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Luke 11:41
But rather give alms of such things as you have; and, behold, all things are clean to you.
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Luke 12:33
Sell that you have, and give alms; provide yourselves bags which wax not old, a treasure in the heavens that fails not, where no thief approaches, neither moth corrupts.
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Romans 12:8
Or he that exhorts, on exhortation: he that gives, let him do it with simplicity; he that rules, with diligence; he that shows mercy, with cheerfulness.
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2 Corinthians 9:5-7
Therefore I thought it necessary to exhort the brothers, that they would go before to you, and make up beforehand your bounty, whereof you had notice before, that the same might be ready, as a matter of bounty, and not as of covetousness.
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Galatians 2:10
Only they would that we should remember the poor; the same which I also was forward to do.
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1 Timothy 6:18
That they do good, that they be rich in good works, ready to distribute, willing to communicate;
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Hebrews 13:16
But to do good and to communicate forget not: for with such sacrifices God is well pleased.
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1 John 3:17
But whoever has this world's good, and sees his brother have need, and shuts up his bowels of compassion from him, how dwells the love of God in him?
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Of the Mass.
... Me, teaching for doctrines the commandments of men. ... demanded masses, vigils, pilgrimages,
and other alms. ... to praise and establish these practices, whereby the ...
/...//christianbookshelf.org/luther/the smalcald articles/article ii of the mass.htm

Articles of Religion of the Reformed Episcopal Church in America. ...
... besides, over, and above God's commandments, which they ... of Scripture, are idolatrous
practices, dishonoring to ... as he possesseth, liberally to give alms to the ...
/.../articles of religion of the.htm

The Sermon on the Mount - the Kingdom of Christ and Rabbinic ...
... Such are the real alms, the real prayers, the ... the Gentiles by the Noachic commandments,
although it ... but although they would adopt Jewish practices, they would ...
/.../the life and times of jesus the messiah/chapter xviii the sermon on.htm

Hebrews xi. 13-16
... For when they carry on their practices out of sight and secretly ... Keep My commandments."
And again ... us restrain our hands from grasping, and then let us give alms. ...
/.../homilies on the gospel of st john and hebrews/homily xxiv hebrews xi 13-16.htm

Doctrinal and Moral Treatises. Index of Subjects.
... Alms, means of, not to be gotten by sin, [319 ... Head, [840]375; an heretical notion
concerning, [841]389 ... household, [855]454; authority of its practices though not ...
/.../on care to be had for the dead /doctrinal and moral treatises index.htm

On the Difficulties and Duties of the Christian Life.
... goods in oblations to God, or alms to the ... inclinations, that they break not out into
sinful practices. ... ashamed when we have respect unto all thy commandments. ...
/.../scougal/the life of god in the soul of man/part iii on the difficulties.htm

Subject Index
... Alms-giving, [58]16, [59]148. Amen, [60]186. Analogies, heathen. ... Commandments, of
God, [599]33, [600]148. ... the shameless practices of the Greeks, [1069]272. ...
/.../irenaeus/fragments from the lost writings of irenaeus/subject index.htm

A Defence of the Doctrine of Justification, by Faith in Jesus ...
... bring forth fruit unto God, that walketh orderly according to the ten commandments? ...
All he had was instructions concerning his duty, and death threatened if he ...
/.../bunyan/the works of john bunyan volumes 1-3/a defence of the doctrine.htm

Book ii. Jerome Answers the Second, Third, and Fourth Propositions ...
... make our boast in him whose commandments we keep ... the godly out of temptation." And
concerning false teachers ... centurion was found worthy through alms-giving and ...
/.../jerome/the principal works of st jerome/book ii jerome answers the.htm

The Counter-Reformation
... and possibility of observing the commandments, with the ... the most cherished doctrines
and practices of the ... monastic life, suppressed questing for alms, drew up ...
/.../chapter iv the counter-reformation.htm



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