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He has showed you, o man, what is good. And what does the Lord require of you? To act justly and to love mercy and to walk humbly with your God. Micah.

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1 He has showed you, o man, what is good. And what does the Lord require of you? To act justly and to love mercy and to walk humbly with your God. Micah 6. 8

2 He defended the cause of the poor and needy… Is that not what it means to know me? Jeremiah 22.16

3 If you oppress poor people, you insult the God who made them; but kindness shown to the poor is an act of worship. Proverbs 14.31

4 The poor go about their labour of foraging food; the wasteland provides food for their children. Job 24.5

5 If you spend yourselves on behalf of the hungry, and satisfy the needs of the oppressed, then your light will rise in the darkness. Isaiah 58.10

6 Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. Matthew 5.3

7 For he never thought of doing a kindness, but hounded to death the poor and the needy and the broken hearted. Psalm

8 The poor are shunned even by their neighbours. Proverbs 14.20

9 I saw the tears of the oppressed and they have no comforter. Ecclesiastes 4.1

10 He who oppresses the poor shows contempt for their Maker. Proverbs 14.31

11 What do you mean by crushing my people and grinding the faces of the poor? Isaiah 3.15

12 To deprive the poor of their rights and withhold justice from the oppressed of my people, making widows their prey and robbing the fatherless. Isaiah 10.2

13 Do not oppress the widow or the fatherless, the alien or the poor. Zechariah 7.10

14 Buying the poor with silver and the needy for a pair of sandals. Amos 8.6

15 Yet I am poor and needy; come quickly to me, O God. You are my help and my deliverer; O LORD, do not delay. Psalm 70.5

16 Rescue from the hand of their oppressor the one who has been robbed. Do no wrong or violence to the alien, the fatherless or the widow, and do not shed innocent blood in this place. Jeremiah 22.3

17 Defend the cause of the weak and fatherless; maintain the rights of the poor and oppressed. Psalm 82.3

18 To do righteousness and justice is more acceptable than sacrifice. Proverbs 21.3

19 The Spirit of the Lord is upon me, because he has anointed me to preach good news to the poor. He has sent me to proclaim freedom for the prisoners and recovery of sight for the blind, to release the oppressed. Luke 4.18


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