Taking Care of Widows
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James 1:27
Pure religion and undefiled before God and the Father is this, To visit the fatherless and widows in their affliction, and to keep himself unspotted from the world.

1 Timothy 5:3-4
Honor widows that are widows indeed.

1 Timothy 5:9
Let not a widow be taken into the number under three score years old, having been the wife of one man.


Deacons and Deaconesses.
... The primitive churches were charitable societies, taking care of the widows and
orphans, dispensing hospitality to strangers, and relieving the needs of the ...
/.../history of the christian church volume i/section 62 deacons and deaconesses.htm

Concerning Widows.
... not make their feet to rest in one place, because they are not widows, but purses ...
one; not suffering them to be watchful in the Lord, but taking care that they ...
/.../various/constitutions of the holy apostles/sec i concerning widows.htm

The Property of Widows or of all the Faithful...
... in the case of trust-money, and care, too, must ... behalf of the trust-money belonging
to widows, yea, and ... However, after taking counsel with me, the holy bishop ...
/.../ambrose/works and letters of st ambrose/chapter xxix the property of.htm

On Deacons and Deaconesses, the Rest of the Clergy, and on Baptism ...
... to take care of all,"of the clergy, of the virgins, of the widows, of the ... And let
the deaconess be diligent in taking care of the women; but both of them ...
/.../constitutions of the holy apostles/sec ii on deacons and deaconesses.htm

Appendix (Referred to in Note 1)
... general directions relative to the provision to be made for widows, making a ... by way
of careful, thoughtful providence beforehand, but only taking care of for ...
/.../groves/christian devotedness/appendix referred to in note.htm

Of the Teachers and Ministers of the Church. Their Election and ...
... Such were the widows of whom he makes mention in the Epistle to Timothy (1 ... the Church
by administering the affairs of the poor; the other, by taking care of the ...
/.../calvin/the institutes of the christian religion/chapter 3 of the teachers.htm

1 Timothy v. 8
... afterwards assigns a cause not originating with himself, but with the widows themselves ...
bring up children; but bringing them up is not merely taking care of them ...
/.../homily xiv 1 timothy v.htm

1875-1877. Mrs. Way's Sewing --Class for Jewesses --Bible Flower ...
... match-box makers, are now Christian girls taking our counsel and ... of the fifty rescues
now under our care are here ... of our class for mothers and widows says that ...
//christianbookshelf.org/lowe/gods answers/chapter vi 1875-1877 mrs ways.htm

1 Cor. vii. 1, 2
... how sayest thou, "But (v.8.) I say to the unmarried and to widows, it is ... thy master
also is slave to thee, in arranging about thy food, in taking care of thy ...
/.../homilies on the epistles of paul to the corinthians/homily xix 1 cor vii.htm

... who am also an elder...feed the flock of God, taking the oversight ... 19) abstinence
from detraction; (20) to visit the sick; (21) care of widows and orphans ...
/.../cyprian/three books of testimonies against the jews/elucidations.htm

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