Top 6 Bible Verses on Feeding the Hungry
By John Dere, Crossmap On December 12, 2013
Are you curious about what the Bible says concerning feeding those who don’t have food? If so, take a look at the top six Bible verses on feeding the hungry:
1) Proverbs 14:31 (ESV)
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Whoever oppresses a poor man insults his Maker, but he who is generous to the needy honors him.
2) Proverbs 22:9 (ESV)
Whoever has a bountiful eye will be blessed, for he shares his bread with the poor.
3) Proverbs 28:27 (ESV)
Whoever gives to the poor will not want, but he who hides his eyes will get many a curse.
4) Isaiah 58:10 (ESV)
If you pour yourself out for the hungry and satisfy the desire of the afflicted, then shall your light rise in the darkness and your gloom be as the noonday.
5) Romans 12:19-20 (ESV)
Beloved, never avenge yourselves, but leave it to the wrath of God, for it is written, “Vengeance is mine, I will repay, says the Lord.” To the contrary, “if your enemy is hungry, feed him; if he is thirsty, give him something to drink; for by so doing you will heap burning coals on his head.”
6) 1 John 3:17-18 (ESV)
But if anyone has the world's goods and sees his brother in need, yet closes his heart against him, how does God's love abide in him? Little children, let us not love in word or talk but in deed and in truth.
What are your thoughts on the top six Bible verses on feeding the hungry? Are there any other verses you would add to this list?