Isaiah 58:7-10; Psalms 112:4-9; 1 Corinthians 2:1-5; John 8:12; Matthew 5:13-16
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Deal thy bread to the hungry, and bring the needy and the harbourless into thy house: when thou shalt see one naked, cover him, and despise not thy own flesh.
Then shall thy light break forth as the morning, and thy health shall speedily arise, and thy justice shall go before thy face, and the glory of the Lord shall gather thee up.
Then shalt thou call, and the Lord shall hear: thou shalt cry, and he shall say, Here I am. If thou wilt take away the chain out of the midst of thee, and cease to stretch out the finger, and to speak that which profiteth not.
When thou shalt pour out thy soul to the hungry, and shalt satisfy the afflicted soul, then shall thy light rise up in darkness, and thy darkness shall be as the noonday.
(111-4) To the righteous a light is risen up in darkness: he is merciful, and compassionate and just.
(111-5) Acceptable is the man that sheweth mercy and lendeth: he shall order his words with judgment: