So, what does the Bible say about community service? Philippians 2:3-4 – “Do nothing out of selfish ambition or vain conceit. Rather, in humility value others above yourselves, not looking to your own interests but each of you to the interests of the others.”
What does the Bible say about supporting each other?
– Philippians 2:4. Therefore encourage one another and build each other up as you are already doing. – 1 Thessalonians 5:11. Carry one another’s burdens; in this way you will fulfill the law of Christ.
What does the Bible say about helping the needy?
Proverbs 14:31 Whoever oppresses a poor man insults his Maker, but he who is generous to the needy honors him. Proverbs 16:19 It is better to be of a lowly spirit with the poor than to divide the spoil with the proud. Proverbs 19:17 Whoever is generous to the poor lends to the Lord, and he will repay him for his deed.
What does Jesus say about helping others?
“Whoever is kind to the poor lends to the Lord, and he will reward them for what they have done.” The Good News: In many ways, the mere act of being charitable is its own reward. But as this verse notes, being compassionate to people who are less fortunate is also something that God will reward.
What does God say about encouragement?
“Therefore encourage one another and build each other up, just as in fact you are doing.” “May the God who gives endurance and encouragement give you the same attitude of mind toward each other that Christ Jesus had.” yes, establish the work of our hands.”
What are the 5 gifts from God?
- Word of wisdom.
- Word of knowledge.
- Gifts of healings.
- Distinguishing between spirits.
What does the Bible say about giving money to beggars?
As we turn to the Bible for wisdom and discretion, let’s meditate on this piece of encouragement: Don’t close off your heart when you’re in the situation of being asked to give to beggars. “Do to others whatever you would like them to do to you” (Matthew 7:12). Keep your heart soft, and open to the Holy Spirit.
How can I be a blessing to others?
- Smile at everyone.
- Say hello to visitors.
- Sit with someone who is by them self (or ask them to sit with you)
- Pray with someone who needs it.
- Ask for prayer requests.
- Offer a listening ear.
- Exort and encourage.
- Remeber things: names, prayer requests, favorite things.
Why is it important to help others?
Helping others is not only good for them and a good thing to do, it also makes us happier and healthier too. Giving also connects us to others, creating stronger communities and helping to build a happier society for everyone. And it’s not all about money – we can also give our time, ideas and energy.
What God says about helping those in need?
“Whoever is kind to the poor lends to the LORD, and he will reward them for what they have done.”
What did Jesus say about helping strangers?
Within the New Testament, which Christians read in continuity with the Hebrew Bible or “The Old Testament,” the most often cited passage dealing with welcoming the stranger is from Matthew 25: 31-40. “I was hungry and you gave me food, I was thirsty and you gave me drink, I was a stranger and you welcomed me.”
How do you encourage someone spiritually?
- Ask the Patient How You Can Support Them Spiritually.
- Listen to Fears & Concerns Without Going into Your Own Stuff.
- Ask if You Can Pray with Them.
- Use the Gifts of Presence & Touch.
How do you encourage someone with words?
These phrases are ways to tell someone to keep trying:
- Hang in there.
- Don’t give up.
- Keep pushing.
- Keep fighting!
- Stay strong.
- Never give up.
- Never say ‘die’.
- Come on! You can do it!.
What is the message of Psalm 91?
As mentioned earlier in this article, verses 9-10 of Psalm 91, correspond with verses 1-2. They bring reassurance of God’s protection. That protection is further emphasized in Psalm 91:11-12 through the ministry of His holy angels.