Poverty: Bible verses on caring for the poor, marginalized and disadvantaged


"If you mistreat the poor, you insult your Creator" — Proverbs 14:31, CEV

Christian service: serving others

"Real religion, the kind that passes muster before God the Father, is this: Reach out to the homeless and loveless in their plight, and guard against corruption from the godless world." James 1:27 (The Message

What does the Bible have to say about helping needy people — the poor, the homeless, the orphans, and the widows? Are there Bible passages which say we are supposed to have compassion and to be giving to the less fortunate? What biblical foundations are there for service to others?

How to care for the poor? How are we to provide for the hungry? Here are instructions from the Bible. Looking for slogan for a promotion about helping the needy or feeding the poor? Use a phrase from one of these Scripture verses as a slogan to promote helping others.

The wording in the passages is from the English language The New International Version.

Sometimes people ask, "What is the relationship between social action and evangelism?" Perhaps these Bible passages will help us think through and answer to that question

Old Testament passages

New Testament passages

Urban ministry in Oklahoma City

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