Charity nearly always means “love” when it is referenced in the Bible. Charity to indicate “giving” is mentioned in Acts 9:36 which references a disciple named Tabitha who was full of good works and acts of charity. We exhibit charity, or love when we are unselfishly devoted to God and our neighbors. We are told in Matthew 25:34-36, 40 “Then the King will say to those on his right, ‘Come, you who are blessed by my Father, inherit the kingdom prepared for you from the foundation of the world. For I was hungry and you gave me food, I was thirsty and you gave me drink, I was a stranger and you welcomed me, I was naked and you clothed me, I was sick and you visited me, I was in prison and you came to me…And the King will answer to them, Truly, I say to you, as you did it on the least of these my brothers, you did it to me.” When we care for those in need, we are doing God’s will. When we see a brother or sister and need and we have no empathy, love is not in us.