Hi Friend,

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!


Proverbs 13:23

The fallow ground of the poor would yield much food,
but it is swept away through injustice.

Proverbs 14:21

Whoever despises his neighbor is a sinner,
but blessed is he who is generous to the poor.

Proverbs 14:31

Whoever oppresses a poor man insults his Maker,
but he who is generous to the needy honors him.

Proverbs 17:5

Whoever mocks the poor insults his Maker;
he who is glad at calamity will not go unpunished.

Proverbs 19:1

Better is a poor person who walks in his integrity
than one who is crooked in speech and is a fool.

Proverbs 19:17

Whoever is generous to the poor lends to the Lord,
and he will repay him for his deed.

Proverbs 21:13

Whoever closes his ear to the cry of the poor
will himself call out and not be answered.

Proverbs 22:2

The rich and the poor meet together;
the Lord is the maker of them all.

Proverbs 22:9

Whoever has a bountiful eye will be blessed,
for he shares his bread with the poor.

Proverbs 22:16

Whoever oppresses the poor to increase his own wealth,
or gives to the rich, will only come to poverty.

Proverbs 22:22-23

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.

Proverbs 28:8

Whoever multiplies his wealth by interest and profit
gathers it for him who is generous to the poor.

Proverbs 28:15

Like a roaring lion or a charging bear
is a wicked ruler over a poor people.

Proverbs 28:27

Whoever gives to the poor will not want,
but he who hides his eyes will get many a curse.

Proverbs 29:7

A righteous man mknows the rights of the poor;
a wicked man does not understand such knowledge.

Proverbs 29:14

If a king faithfully judges the poor,
his throne will be established forever.

Proverbs 30:14

There are those whose teeth are swords,
whose fangs are knives,
to devour the poor from off the earth,
the needy from among mankind.

Proverbs 31:9

Open your mouth, judge righteously,
defend the rights of the poor and needy.

Proverbs 31:20

She opens her hand to the poor
and reaches out her hands to the needy.

Romans 15:25-26

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.

Galatians 2:10

They desired only that we should remember the poor, the very thing which I also was eager to do.

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