What God says 2

‘He who despises his neighbour sins, but blessed is he who is kind to the needy’ Prov14v21

‘He who oppresses the poor shows contempt for their Maker but whoever is kind to the needy honours God’ Prov14v31

‘He who mocks the poor shows contempt for their Maker; whoever gloats over disaster will not go unpunished’ Prov17v5

‘He who is kind to the poor lends to the lord, and he will reward him for what he has done’ Prov19v17

‘A generous man will himself be blessed for he shares his food with the poor’ Proverbs 22v9

When Jesus was starting his ministry he said…

‘The Spirit of the Lord is on 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 to proclaim the year of the Lords favour’ Luke 4v18