Offer hospitality to one another without grumbling. Each of you should use whatever gift you have received to serve others, as faithful stewards of God’s grace in its various forms.
- 1 Peter 4:9-10
Suppose a brother or a sister is without clothes and daily food. If one of you says to them, “Go in peace; keep warm and well fed,” but does nothing about their physical needs, what good is it?
- James 2:15-16
Truly I tell you, anyone who gives you a cup of water in my name because you belong to the Messiah will certainly not lose his reward.
- Mark 9:41
“In everything I did, I showed you that by this kind of hard work we must help the weak, remembering the words the Lord Jesus himself said: ‘It is more blessed to give than to receive.’ ”
- Acts 20:35
If anyone has material possessions and sees his brother in need but has no pity on him, how can the love of God be in him?
- 1 John 3:17
Our desire is not that others might be relieved while you are hard pressed, but that there might be equality. At the present time your plenty will supply what they need, so that in turn their plenty will supply what you need. The goal is equality.
- 2 Corinthians 8:13-14
Share with the Lord’s people who are in need. Practice hospitality.
- Romans 12:13
” ‘For I was hungry and you gave me something to eat, I was thirsty and you gave me something to drink, I was a stranger and you invited me in, I needed clothes and you clothed me, I was sick and you looked after me, I was in prison and you came to visit me.’ “
- Matthew 25:35-36
“The King will reply, ‘Truly I tell you, whatever you did for one of the least of these brothers of mine, you did for me.’ “
- Matthew 25:40
Do not forget to show hospitality to strangers, for by so doing some people have shown hospitality to angels without knowing it.
- Hebrews 13:2