I know what I will do, that when I shall have been removed from the stewardship I may be received into their houses.
1 Chronicles 12:18
And the Spirit came upon Amasai, the chief of the captains, and he said, Thine are we, David, And with thee, thou son of Jesse: Peace, peace be to thee! And peace be to thy helpers! For thy God helps thee. And David received them, and made them chiefs of bands.
And Jehovah said unto me, Son of man, apply thy heart, and behold with thine eyes, and hear with thine ears all that I say unto thee concerning all the statutes of the house of Jehovah, and all the laws thereof; and mark well the entering in of the house, with every going forth of the sanctuary;
I am come in my Father's name, and ye receive me not; if another come in his own name, him ye will receive.
Having therefore invited them in, he lodged them. And on the morrow, rising up he went away with them, and certain of the brethren from Joppa went with him.
but in every nation he that fears him and works righteousness is acceptable to him.
But the barbarians shewed us no common kindness; for, having kindled a fire, they took us all in because of the rain that was falling and because of the cold.
Now in the country surrounding that place were the lands belonging to the chief man of the island, by name Publius, who received us and gave us hospitality three days in a very friendly way.
And he remained two whole years in his own hired lodging, and received all who came to him,
By faith Rahab the harlot did not perish along with the unbelieving, having received the spies in peace.
But was not in like manner also Rahab the harlot justified on the principle of works, when she had received the messengers and put them forth by another way?