Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
But when thou makest a feast, call the poor, the maimed, the lame, the blind:
"And, coming near, the servant reported these things to his lord. Then the householder, being angry, said to his servant, 'Go out quickly into the streets and lanes of the city; and bring in here the poor, and maimed, and blind, and lame.'
But give as alms the things within; and, behold, all things are clean to you.
And Jesus, coming forth, saw a great multitude, and was moved with compassion over them, and healed their sick.
And Jesus, having called His disciples near, said, "I have compassion on the multitude, because they continue with Me now three days, and have nothing to eat; and I am not willing to send them away fasting, lest haply they faint in the way."
And the servants, going out into the highways, gathered together all whom they found, both bad and good; and the bridal-hall was filled with guests.
And all who believed were together, and were holding all things common;
For neither was any one among them in want; for as many as were possessors of lands or houses, selling them, were bringing the prices of the things sold,
And Peter, having arisen, went with them; whom, having come, they led up into the upper chamber; and there stood by him all the widows, weeping and showing coats and garments which Dorcas made while she was with them.
communicating to the necessities of the saints; cultivating hospitality.
1 Timothy 3:2
It is needful, therefore, that the bishop be irreproachable, a husband of one wife, temperate, sober-minded, orderly, hospitable, apt to teach,
1 Timothy 5:10
noted for good works; if she nourished children, if she used hospitality, if she washed the saints' feet, if she relieved those in tribulation, if she diligently followed every good work.
but hospitable, a lover of good, sober-minded, righteous, pious, temperate;
For I had much joy and consolation on account of your love, because the tender affections of the saints have been refreshed through you, brother.
Do not forget to show love for strangers; for thereby some entertained angels unawares.