Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Distributing to the necessity of saints; given to hospitality.
or he that exhorts, in his exhortation; he that imparts, let him do it with liberality; he that presides, with diligence; he that shows mercy, with cheerfulness.
but now I am going to Jerusalem, ministering to the saints.
and were laying them, at the feet of the apostles; and distribution was being made according as any one had need.
Now there was in Joppa a certain disciple, Tabitha by name, (which being translated means Dorcas): this woman was full of good works and alms which she was accustomed to do.
And he, looking intently on him, and becoming much afraid, said, "What is it, lord?" And he said to him, "Your prayers and alms went up for a memorial before God.
Ye yourselves know that these hands ministered to my necessities, and to those who were with me.
1 Corinthians 16:1
Now concerning the collection for the saints, as I directed the assemblies of Galatia, so also do ye.
2 Corinthians 8:1
And we make known to you, brethren, the grace of God which has been bestowed in the assemblies of Macedonia;
2 Corinthians 9:1
For, respecting the ministering to the saints, it is superfluous for me to write to you;
So, then, as we have opportunity, let us do good to all men, but especially to those of the household of the faith.
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.
for God is not unrighteous to forget your work, and the love which ye showed toward His name, in having ministered to the saints, and still ministering.
But, of well-doing, and contributing, be not forgetful; for with such sacrifices God is well-pleased.
1 John 3:17
But whosoever possesses the goods of the world, and beholds his brother having need, and shuts up his compassion from him, how does the love of God abide in him?
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;
Do not forget to show love for strangers; for thereby some entertained angels unawares.
1 Peter 4:9
being hospitable to one another, without murmuring;