Alms, Almsgiving See also Fast, Fasting; Offering; Poor; Welfare Offerings to help the poor. Do not your alms before men, Matt. 6:1–4 (3 Ne. 13:1–4). This poor widow hath cast more in than all they, Mark 12:41–44. It is more blessed to give than to receive, Acts 20:33–35. I would that ye should impart of your substance to the poor, Mosiah 4:26. The people of the Church should impart of their substance, every one according to that which he has, Mosiah 18:27.