Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Distributing to the necessity of saints; given to hospitality.
he that exhorts, in exhortation; he that gives, let him do it in simplicity; he that presides, in earnest care; he that shows mercy, in cheerfulness.
But now I go unto Jerusalem to minister unto the saints.
Blessed is he that understands regarding the poor; the LORD will deliver him in the day of evil.
and laid them down at the apostles' feet; and distribution was made unto each one according to their need.
Now there was at Joppa a certain disciple named Tabitha, which by interpretation is called Dorcas; this woman was full of good works and alms-deeds which she did.
And when he looked on him, he was afraid and said, What is it, Lord? And he said unto him, Thy prayers and thine alms are come up for a memorial before God.
Moreover, ye yourselves know that these hands have ministered unto my necessities and to those that were with me.
1 Corinthians 16:1
Now concerning the collection for the saints, as I have given orders to the congregations of Galatia, do ye likewise.
2 Corinthians 8:1
Likewise, brethren, we make known unto you the grace of God bestowed on the congregations of Macedonia,
2 Corinthians 9:1
For regarding the ministering to the saints, it is superfluous for me to write to you:
Therefore as long as we have the opportunity, let us do good unto everyone, especially unto those who are of the household of faith.
For we have great joy and consolation in thy charity because the bowels of the saints have been refreshed by thee, brother.
For God is not unjust to forget your work and labour of charity which ye have showed in his name, having helped the saints and helping them.
Do not forget to do good and to fellowship; for with such sacrifices God is well pleased.
1 John 3:17
But whosoever has this world's goods and sees his brother have need and shuts up his bowels of compassion from him, how does the charity of God abide in him?
and he lifted up his eyes and looked, and, behold, three men stood by him; and when he saw them, he ran to meet them from the tent door and bowed himself toward the ground
And the two angels came to Sodom at evening; and Lot sat in the gate of Sodom, and Lot seeing them rose up to meet them, and he bowed himself with his face toward the ground,
1 Timothy 3:2
It is expedient, therefore, that the bishop be blameless, the husband of only one wife, vigilant, temperate, of worldly affections mortified, given to hospitality, apt to teach;
1 Timothy 5:10
having a good testimony of good works, if she has brought up well her children, if she has exercised hospitality, if she has washed the feet of the saints, if she has relieved the afflicted, if she has diligently followed every good work.
but a lover of hospitality, a lover of good men, temperate, just, holy, gentle,
Do not forget to show hospitality; for thereby some, having entertained angels, were kept.
1 Peter 4:9
Lovingly be hospitable one to another without murmuring.