5876 helpfulness

5876 helpfulness

God’s help

God promises his help Isa 41:10 See also Ps 121:3-4; Mt 28:20; Jn 14:16

People value God’s help Ps 118:6-7 See also Dt 33:29; 2Ch 25:8; Ps 28:7; Ps 54:4; Isa 50:9; Ac 26:22

People need God’s help Ps 94:17 See also Jos 14:12; Ps 22:11,19; Ps 40:17; Ps 116:6; Isa 59:16; Isa 63:5; Mt 9:36; Heb 13:6; Ps 118:6-7

God’s help can be withheld 2Sa 22:42 See also Job 19:7; Ps 107:11-13; Hos 13:9; Zec 7:13

God’s help is not imposed Jer 29:12 See also 2Ki 5:11-12; 2Ch 16:12; 1Pe 5:6-7

People should imitate God’s help by being helpful 2Sa 9:1; Lk 10:36-37; Gal 6:2; Eph 5:1; Jas 2:14-17

Examples of human helpfulness

Shown to those in need Lk 10:34 See also 2Ch 28:15; Job 29:15-16; Ac 2:44-45; Ac 4:34-35

Shown by young people 1Sa 2:18; 1Sa 17:15,17; 1Sa 20:36; 2Ki 5:2-3; Jn 6:9

Shown within marriage Ge 2:18,22; Pr 18:22; Pr 31:12,20; 1Pe 3:7

Shown to God’s servants Ro 16:2 See also Jos 2:4,15; 1Ki 17:10-11; Lk 10:7; 1Co 16:15-16; 2Co 1:11; Php 4:3; Phm 11

Helpfulness is remembered and rewarded

Mt 25:34-36 See also Jos 6:17; 1Ki 17:14; Ro 16:2

See also

1055God, grace & mercy
2027Christ, grace & mercy
5498reward
5765attitudes to people
5802care
5806compassion
5861favour, human
5954strength
6666grace
8291kindness
8292love
8445hospitality

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