Honor your father and your mother, so that you may live long in the land the Lord your God is giving you. Instead, we have to trust in God. But the point is clear: as parents got older and are no longer able to provide or care for themselves, the responsibility is passed to the children.
Proverbs 19:17 (NIV) “Whoever is kind to the poor lends to the LORD, and he will reward them for what they have done.”
Then you go all the way back to 1 Timothy 5:8, I believe it is, and it says to take care of your own household first . Your first goal after the tithe is take care of your household . Then above that to support other ministries and other things with your giving.
Comforting Bible Verses For Death Revelation 21:4. ‘He will wipe every tear from their eyes. Psalm 34 :18. The LORD is close to the brokenhearted and saves those who are crushed in spirit. Psalm 147:3. He heals the brokenhearted and binds up their wounds. John 14:1. Joshua 1:9. Romans 8 :28. Matthew 5:4. 1 Thessalonians 4:13-14.
“And do not forget to do good and to share with others , for with such sacrifices God is pleased.” The Good News: One of the ways you can demonstrate your love for the Lord is to be compassionate and caring towards those you encounter here on Earth. “My command is this: Love each other as I have loved you.”
Wisdom belongs to the aged, and understanding to the old. Grandchildren are the crown of the aged, and the glory of children is their fathers. Moses was 120 years old when he died, yet his eyesight was clear, and he was as strong as ever. Those who are older should speak , for wisdom comes with age .
In his preaching, Jesus refers twice to doctors: “Those who are well do not need a physician, but the sick do” (Mt 9:12), and “Surely you will quote me this proverb, ‘Physician, cure yourself’” (Lk 4:23).
2 Corinthians 9:10-15 You will be enriched in every way so that you can be generous on every occasion, and through us your generosity will result in thanksgiving to God . And in their prayers for you their hearts will go out to you, because of the surpassing grace God has given you.
“Heal me, Lord, and I will be healed; save me and I will be saved, for you are the one I praise.” “And the people all tried to touch him, because power was coming from him and healing them all.” “‘But I will restore you to health and heal your wounds,’ declares the Lord.”
Originally Answered: What does the Bible say about helping those who won’t help themselves ? The Bible says, “if any would not work , neither should he eat” (2 Thessalonians 3:10). This does not say if a person can’t work , but that he or she will not work .
Proverbs 31:8-9 (NIV) “ Speak up for those who cannot speak for themselves, for the rights of all who are destitute.
A generous person will prosper; whoever refreshes others will be refreshed. [The righteous] are always generous and lend freely. Good will come to those who are generous and lend freely, who conduct their affairs with justice. Give, and it will be given to you.
Give them your strength as they care for Joe. God, we thank you that you never leave us, that you never forsake us, but you love us. We trust you, and pray this in your name.
Bible readings for funerals Romans 8 :35, 37- 39. Who will separate us from the love of Christ? John 14 :1-3. Do not let your hearts be troubled. Ecclesiastes 3:1-4. 1 Thessalonians 4:14-17. Job 19:23-27. Revelation 21:1-7. Matthew 11 :28-30. John 3:16.
“ Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God . And the peace of God , which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus” (Philippians 4:6-7).