HOSPITALITY RELATED SCRIPTURE

Leviticus 19:33-34 - “The stranger who resides with you shall be to you as the native among you, and you shall love him as yourself; for you were aliens in the land of Egypt.”

Romans 12:13d - "(We are to be) practicing hospitality."

Hidden blessing: Hebrews 13:1-2 - “Keep on loving each other as brothers. Do not forget to entertain strangers, for by doing so some people have entertained angels without knowing it.”

Seeks to succor up the lowly: Luke 14:12-14 - “When you give a luncheon or a dinner, do not invite your friend, or your brothers, or your relatives, or rich neighbors, lest they also invite you in return, and repayment come to you. But when you give a reception, invite the poor, the crippled, the lame, the blind, and you will be blessed, since they do not have the means to repay you; for you will be repaid at the resurrection of the righteous.”

3 John 5-8 - “Beloved, you are acting faithfully in whatever you accomplish for the brethren, and especially when they are strangers; and they bear witness to your love before the church; and you will do well to send them on their way in a manner worthy of God. For they went out for the sake of the Name, accepting nothing from the Gentiles. Therefore, we ought to support (‘show hospitality to’ NIV) such men, that we may be fellow workers with the truth.”

1 Peter 4:8-10 - “Above all, keep fervent in your love for one another, because love covers a multitude of sins. Be hospitable to one another without complaint. As each one has received a special gift, employ it in serving one another as good stewards of the manifold grace of God.”

1 Timothy 3:2 - “An overseer, then, must be above reproach, the husband of one wife, temperate, prudent, respectable, hospitable, able to teach, . . . “

Titus 1:8 - “but (elders must be) hospitable, loving what is good, sensible, just, devout, self-controlled, . . .”

3 John 5 - “Beloved friend, you are acting faithfully when you do anything for the brothers, and especially strangers.”

Matthew 25:44-45 - "Then they themselves also will answer, 'Lord, when did we see You hungry, or thirsty, or a stranger, or naked, or sick, or in prison, and did not take care of You?' Then He will answer them, 'Truly I say to you, to the extent that you did not do it to one of the least of these, you did not do it to Me.'”

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faika said…
thank you for this wonderful talk and blog! ;)love you