Psalm 40:17 NKJV But I am poor and needy; Yet the LORD thinks upon me. You are my help and my deliverer; Blessed are the poor in spirit for theirs is the kingdom of God.
Psalm 40:17 NKJV
But I am poor and needy; Yet the LORD thinks upon me. You are my help and my deliverer;
Blessed are the poor in spirit for theirs is the kingdom of God.
The self righteous person excludes himself from the help/grace of God.
Everyone is poor and needy. But not everyone knows it.
If you are poor and needy then you attract the favour and mercy of God.
If you imagine yourself strong and holy and right…you disqualify yourself from any help from God.
Psalm 72:4 NKJV
He will bring justice to the poor of the people; He will save the children of the needy, And will break in pieces the oppressor.
Psalm 72:12 NKJV
For He will deliver the needy when he cries, The poor also, and him who has no helper.
Psalm 72:13 NKJV
He will spare the poor and needy, And will save the souls of the needy.
Psalm 86:1 NKJV
Bow down Your ear, O LORD, hear me; For I am poor and needy.
 He raises the poor out of the dust, And lifts the needy out of the ash heap,That He may seat him with princes — With the princes of His people.
Isaiah 41:17 NKJV
“The poor and needy seek water, but there is none, Their tongues fail for thirst. I, the LORD, will hear them; I, the God of Israel, will not forsake them.
Isaiah 41:18 NKJV
I will open rivers in desolate heights, And fountains in the midst of the valleys; I will make the wilderness a pool of water, And the dry land springs of water.
There are many more verses that promise God’s help for those who know their true condition.