Friday, January 20, 2012

Topical Study: Hospitality

Dictionary.com= 

hos·pi·tal·i·ty

 

[hos-pi-tal-i-tee]
noun, plural -ties.
1.
the friendly reception and treatment of guests or strangers.
2.
the quality or disposition of receiving and treating guestsand strangers in a warm, friendly, generous way.
Origin: 
1325–75; Middle English hospitalite  < Middle French  < Latinhospitālitās,  equivalent to hospitāli s ) ( see hospital) + -tās -ty2


2.  warmth, cordiality, geniality, friendliness. 

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E-Sword (Bible program I use) 

Heb_13:2  Be not forgetful to entertain strangers: for thereby some have entertained angels unawares. 


(Exodus 22:21 KJV)  Thou shalt neither vex a stranger, nor oppress him: for ye were strangers in the land of Egypt.

(Exodus 23:9 KJV)  Also thou shalt not oppress a stranger: for ye know the heart of a stranger, seeing ye were strangers in the land of Egypt.

(Leviticus 19:34 KJV)  But the stranger that dwelleth with you shall be unto you as one born among you, and thou shalt love him as thyself; for ye were strangers in the land of Egypt: I am the LORD your God.

(Deuteronomy 10:19 KJV)  Love ye therefore the stranger: for ye were strangers in the land of Egypt.

(Deuteronomy 24:14 KJV)  Thou shalt not oppress an hired servant that is poor and needy, whether he be of thy brethren, or of thy strangers that are in thy land within thy gates:

(Psalms 146:9 KJV)  The LORD preserveth the strangers; he relieveth the fatherless and widow: but the way of the wicked he turneth upside down.

(1 Timothy 5:10 KJV)  Well reported of for good works; if she have brought up children, if she have lodged strangers, if she have washed the saints' feet, if she have relieved the afflicted, if she have diligently followed every good work.

(3 John 1:5 KJV)  Beloved, thou doest faithfully whatsoever thou doest to the brethren, and to strangers;

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