The merciful man doeth good to his own soul: but he that is cruel troubleth his own flesh.
And be ye kind one to another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, even as God for Christ’s sake hath forgiven you.
Give to him that asketh thee, and from him that would borrow of thee turn not thou away.
Behold therefore the goodness and severity of God: on them which fell, severity; but toward thee, goodness, if thou continue in his goodness: otherwise thou also shalt be cut off.
Put on therefore, as the elect of God, holy and beloved, bowels of mercies, kindness, humbleness of mind, meekness, longsuffering;
Thus speaketh the Lord of hosts, saying, Execute true judgment, and shew mercy and compassions every man to his brother:
He that followeth after righteousness and mercy findeth life, righteousness, and honour.
As we have therefore opportunity, let us do good unto all men, especially unto them who are of the household of faith.