Below are a collection of 21 Bible verses that teach the importance of serving the undesirable people in our world starting with those in our own community. Please don’t dismiss these verses but take the time pray through them one per day for 21 days to discover what the will of God is for your life.
May The Lord Richly Bless You!
The fallow ground of the poor would yield much food,
but it is swept away through injustice.
Whoever despises his neighbor is a sinner,
but blessed is he who is generous to the poor.
Whoever oppresses a poor man insults his Maker,
but he who is generous to the needy honors him.
Whoever mocks the poor insults his Maker;
he who is glad at calamity will not go unpunished.
Better is a poor person who walks in his integrity
than one who is crooked in speech and is a fool.
Whoever is generous to the poor lends to the Lord,
and he will repay him for his deed.
Whoever closes his ear to the cry of the poor
will himself call out and not be answered.
The rich and the poor meet together;
the Lord is the maker of them all.
Whoever has a bountiful eye will be blessed,
for he shares his bread with the poor.
Whoever oppresses the poor to increase his own wealth,
or gives to the rich, will only come to poverty.
Do not rob the poor, because he is poor,
or crush the afflicted at the gate,
for the Lord will plead their cause
and rob of life those who rob them.
Whoever multiplies his wealth by interest and profit
gathers it for him who is generous to the poor.
Like a roaring lion or a charging bear
is a wicked ruler over a poor people.
Whoever gives to the poor will not want,
but he who hides his eyes will get many a curse.
A righteous man mknows the rights of the poor;
a wicked man does not understand such knowledge.
If a king faithfully judges the poor,
his throne will be established forever.
There are those whose teeth are swords,
whose fangs are knives,
to devour the poor from off the earth,
the needy from among mankind.
Open your mouth, judge righteously,
defend the rights of the poor and needy.
She opens her hand to the poor
and reaches out her hands to the needy.
But now I am going to Jerusalem to minister to the saints. For it pleased those from Macedonia and Achaia to make a certain contribution for the poor among the saints who are in Jerusalem.
They desired only that we should remember the poor, the very thing which I also was eager to do.