Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Distributing to the necessity of saints; given to hospitality.
or he who exhorts, in the exhortation; he who gives, in simplicity; he who leads, in diligence; he who does mercy, in cheerfulness.
But now I am going to Jerusalem serving the sanctified.
Blessed is he who considers a poor man. LORD will deliver him in the day of evil.
and placed them at the apostles' feet. And it was distributed to each, according as any man had need.
Now at Joppa there was a certain disciple named Tabitha, which, being translated, is called Dorcas. This woman was full of good works and charities that she did.
And after gazing at him, and having become afraid, he said, What is it, Lord? And he said to him, Thy prayers and thy charities have come up for a memorial before God.
Ye yourselves know that these hands served my needs, and to those who were with me.
1 Corinthians 16:1
Now concerning the collection for the sanctified, as I arranged for the congregations of Galatia, so also do ye.
2 Corinthians 8:1
And, brothers, we declare to you the grace of God that has been given in the congregations of Macedonia,
2 Corinthians 9:1
For indeed it is superfluous for me to write to you about the service for the sanctified.
So then as we have time, let us work what is good toward all men, and especially toward those belonging to a household of the faith.
For we have much joy and encouragement in thy love, because the bowels of the sanctified have been refreshed by thee, brother.
For God is not unrighteous to forget your work, and the labor of love that ye showed toward his name, having served the sanctified, and who are serving.
But do not forget benevolence and fellowship, for God is well pleased with such sacrifices.
1 John 3:17
But whoever has the world's living, and sees his brother having need, and closes his bowels from him, how does the love of God abide in him?
And he lifted up his eyes and looked, and, lo, three men stood by him. And when he saw them, he ran to meet them from the tent door, and bowed himself to the earth,
And the two [heavenly] agents came to Sodom at evening, and Lot sat in the gate of Sodom. And Lot saw them, and rose up to meet them. And he bowed himself with his face to the earth,
1 Timothy 3:2
The overseer therefore must be blameless, the husband of one wife, without wine, serious minded, disciplined, loving strangers, able to teach,
1 Timothy 5:10
being testified in good works: if she has reared children, if she has been hospitable to strangers, if she has washed the feet of the sanctified, if she has relieved those who are afflicted, if she has followed every good work.
but a lover of strangers, a lover of good, serious minded, just, devout, self-controlled,
Do not forget love for strangers, for by this some lodged heavenly agents, unaware.
1 Peter 4:9
stranger-loving toward each other without complaints.