What the Bible Says About Children, Poverty and Compassion - Compassion International

A list of Scripture references that reveal what the Bible says about children, poverty and compassion.

What the Bible Says About Children, Poverty and Compassion

Speak up for those who cannot speak for themselves, for the rights of all who are destitute. Speak up and judge fairly; defend the rights of the poor and needy. — Proverbs 31:8-9, NIV

There are more than 2,000 references in the Bible to children, poverty and compassion. That is a big portion of God's word. Obviously, children, poverty and compassion are very close to God's heart.

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