Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Distributing to the necessity of saints; given to hospitality.
or he who exhorts, to his exhorting: he who gives, let him do it with liberality; he who rules, with diligence; he who shows mercy, with cheerfulness.
But now, I say, I am going to Jerusalem, serving the saints.
Blessed is he who considers the poor. Yahweh will deliver him in the day of evil.
and laid them at the apostles' feet, and distribution was made to each, according as anyone had need.
Now there was at Joppa a certain disciple named Tabitha, which when translated, means Dorcas. This woman was full of good works and acts of mercy which she did.
He, fastening his eyes on him, and being frightened, said, "What is it, Lord?" He said to him, "Your prayers and your gifts to the needy have gone up for a memorial before God.
You yourselves know that these hands served my necessities, and those who were with me.
1 Corinthians 16:1
Now concerning the collection for the saints, as I commanded the assemblies of Galatia, you do likewise.
2 Corinthians 8:1
Moreover, brothers, we make known to you the grace of God which has been given in the assemblies of Macedonia;
2 Corinthians 9:1
It is indeed unnecessary for me to write to you concerning the service to the saints,
So then, as we have opportunity, let's do what is good toward all men, and especially toward those who are of the household of the faith.
For we have much joy and comfort in your love, because the hearts of the saints have been refreshed through you, brother.
For God is not unrighteous, so as to forget your work and the labor of love which you showed toward his name, in that you served the saints, and still do serve them.
But don't forget to be doing good and sharing, for with such sacrifices God is well pleased.
1 John 3:17
But whoever has the world's goods, and sees his brother in need, and closes his heart of compassion against him, how does the love of God remain in him?
He lifted up his eyes and looked, and saw that three men stood opposite him. When he saw them, he ran to meet them from the tent door, and bowed himself to the earth,
The two angels came to Sodom at evening. Lot sat in the gate of Sodom. Lot saw them, and rose up to meet them. He bowed himself with his face to the earth,
1 Timothy 3:2
The overseer therefore must be without reproach, the husband of one wife, temperate, sensible, modest, hospitable, good at teaching;
1 Timothy 5:10
being approved by good works, if she has brought up children, if she has been hospitable to strangers, if she has washed the saints' feet, if she has relieved the afflicted, and if she has diligently followed every good work.
but given to hospitality, a lover of good, sober minded, fair, holy, self-controlled;
Don't forget to show hospitality to strangers, for in doing so, some have entertained angels without knowing it.
1 Peter 4:9
Be hospitable to one another without grumbling.