"Religion that God our Father accepts as pure and faultless is this: to look after orphans and widows
in their distress and to keep oneself from being polluted by the world." James 1:27
"If anyone has material possessions and sees his brother in need but has no pity on him, how can
the love of God be in him? Dear children, let us not love with words or tongue but with actions and in truth." 1 John 3:17-18
"Suppose a man comes into your meeting wearing a gold ring and fine clothes, and a poor man in shabby
clothes also comes in. If you show special attention to the man wearing fine clothes and say, 'Here's a good seat for you,'
but say to the poor man, 'You stand there' or 'Sit on the floor by my feet,' have you not discriminated among yourselves and
becomes judges with evil thoughts? Listen, my dear brothers: Has not God chosen those who are poor in the eyes of the world
to be rich in faith and to inherit the kingdom He promised those who love Him? But you have insulted the poor. Is it not the
rich who are exploiting you? Are they not the ones who are dragging you into court?" James 2:2-6
"So he replied to the messengers, Go back and report to John what you have seen and heard: The blind receive sight, the
lame walk, those who have leprosy are cured, the deaf hear, the dead are raised, and the good news is preached to the poor.'"
"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 me.'" Matthew 19:21