Luke 14:12-14; Proverbs 19:17; Matthew 5:42

The Parable of the Great Banquet

12 He said also to the man who had invited him, When you give ya dinner or a banquet, do not invite your friends or your brothers1 or your relatives or rich neighbors, zlest they also invite you in return and you be repaid. 13 But when you give a feast, ainvite bthe poor, the crippled, the lame, the blind, 14 and you will be blessed, because they cannot repay you. For you will be repaid cat dthe resurrection of the just.


17  cWhoever is generous to the poor lends to the Lord,

and he dwill repay him for his edeed.


42 dGive to the one who begs from you, and edo not refuse the one who would borrow from you.