Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Distributing to the necessity of saints; given to hospitality.
the speaker, in his exhortation, the giver of charity, with generosity, the office-holder, with devotion, the one who does acts of mercy, with cheerfulness.
Just now I am starting for Jerusalem, to take help to God's people.
and put them at the disposal of the apostles; then they were shared with everyone in proportion to his need.
Among the disciples at Joppa there was a woman named Tabitha, which is in Greek Dorcas, that is, gazelle. She had devoted herself to doing good and to acts of charity.
He stared at him in terror, and said, "What is it, sir?" "Your prayers and charities," the angel answered, "have gone up and been remembered before God.
You know well enough that these hands of mine provided for my needs and my companions.
1 Corinthians 16:1
About the collection for God's people, I want you to do as I told the churches of Galatia to do.
2 Corinthians 8:1
I must tell you, brothers, how the favor of God has been shown in the churches of Macedonia,
2 Corinthians 9:1
It is really unnecessary for me to write to you about this fund for your fellow-Christians,
So then whenever we have an opportunity, let us do good to all men, especially to those who belong to the family of the faith.
I have been greatly pleased and encouraged over your love, for the hearts of God's people have been cheered, my brother, by you.
For God is not so unjust as to forget the work you have done and the love you have showed for his cause, in giving help to your fellow-Christians as you still do.
But do not forget to be helpful and generous, for that is the kind of sacrifice that pleases God.
1 John 3:17
But if someone who is rich sees his brother in need and closes his heart against him, how can he have any love for God in his heart?
1 Timothy 3:2
A superintendent must be a man above reproach, only once married, temperate, sensible, a man of good behavior, hospitable, able to teach;
1 Timothy 5:10
and have a good reputation for Christian service, such as bringing up children, being hospitable to strangers, washing the feet of God's people, helping people in distress, or devoting herself to any form of doing good.
but hospitable, a lover of goodness, sensible, upright, of holy life, self-controlled,
Do not forget to be hospitable to strangers, for by being so some, without knowing it, have had angels as their guests.
1 Peter 4:9
Be ungrudgingly hospitable to one another.
over your co-operation in the good news from the day you first received it until now.