Bible Verses About Serving Others And Helping The Needy
Published March 6, 2020
Jesus once said that whatever we do to the least of our neighbors, we do to Him. So if you really want to serve Him, the best way to start is by serving the needy.
You don’t have to be Mother Teresa or Mahatma Gandhi. All of us are called to be servants of Christ in our own ways. Simple acts of kindness like giving food to the homeless or helping old people cross the street – all these things will greatly please the Lord.
If you need more inspiration, here are bible verses about serving others:
When you are generous to the poor, you are enriched with blessings in return. Proverbs 22:9
Do not withhold good from those whom it is due when it is in your power to act. Proverbs 3:27
The generous will themselves be blessed, for they share their food with the poor. Proverbs 22:9
For there will never cease to be poor in the land. Therefore I command you, ‘You shall open wide your hand to your brother, to the needy and to the poor, in your land.’ Deuteronomy 15:11
Whoever despises his neighbor is a sinner, but blessed is he who is generous to the poor. Proverbs 14:21
Open your mouth for the mute, for the rights of all who are destitute. Open your mouth, judge righteously, defend the rights of the poor and needy. Proverbs 31:8-9
Learn to do good; seek justice, correct oppression; bring justice to the fatherless, plead the widow’s cause. Isaiah 1:17
Feed the hungry, and help those in trouble. Then your light will shine out from the darkness, and the darkness around you will be as bright as noon. Isaiah 58:10
Whoever serves me must follow me; and where I am, my servant also will be. My father will honor the one who saves me. John 12:26
And the King will answer them, ‘Don’t you know? When you cared for one of the least important of these my little ones, my true brothers and sisters, you demonstrated love for me.’ Matthew 25:40
My command is this: Love each other as I have loved you. John 15:12
For even the Son of Man did not come expecting to be served by everyone, but to serve everyone, and to give his life as the ransom price in exchange for the salvation of many.” Mark 10:45
Learn to generously share what you have with those who ask for help, and don’t close your heart to the one who comes to borrow from you.” Matthew 5:42
The greatest among you will be your servant. Matthew 23:11
In the same way, let your light shine before others, that they may see your good deeds and glorify your Father in heaven. Matthew 5:16
And whoever wants to be first must be your slave – just as the Son of Man did not come to be served, but to serve, and to give his life as a ransom for many. Matthew 20:27-28
Little children, let us not love in word or talk but in deed and in truth. 1 John 3:18
Greater love has no one than this that someone lay down his life for his friends. John 15:13
For I have given you an example that you also should do just as I have done to you. John 13:15
You, my brothers and sisters, were called to be free. But do not use your freedom to indulge the flesh; rather, serve one another humbly in love. Galatians 5:13
Each of you should use whatever gift you have received to serve others, as faithful stewards of God’s grace in its various forms. 1 Peter 4:10
Carry each other’s burdens, and in this way, you will fulfill the law of Christ. Galatians 6:2
God is not unjust; he will not forget your work and the love you have shown him as you have helped his people and continue to help them. Hebrews 6:10
And do not forget to do good and to share with others, for with such sacrifices, God is pleased. Hebrews 13:16
Share with the Lord’s people who are in need. Practice hospitality. Romans 12:13
Let each of you look not only to his own interests but also to the interests of others. Philippians 2:4
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About The Author
Judy Ponio is a professional writer and devoted Christian. She has a passion for writing about topics related to morality and helping the poor and homeless. She is the lead author for the Our Father’s House Soup Kitchen blog.
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