28+Bible Verses About Welcoming Guests And Strangers – KJV

The Bible has told us so many things about how should we treat guests and strangers. We should nicely behave with the strangers and guests who come to our place. They should live peacefully and we are not to disturb them. We are asked to love them in order to show them the real identity that we belong to God.

Another significant incident that is we can serve angels who come in disguise in our houses as strangers and guests. Jesus says at the day of judgment he will judge us according to the works that we are doing. When we take care of strangers and helpless people that means we are serving God.

We need to offer hospitality in order to show our love to our people who are in need of our help. The following Bible verses will make us understand the importance of showing kindness and hospitality to guests and strangers.

Bible Verses About Welcoming Guests And Strangers (Luke 10:38)

Luke 10:38
“Now it came to pass, as they went, that he entered into a certain village: and a certain woman named Martha received him into her house”

3 John 1:5
“Beloved, thou doest faithfully whatsoever thou doest to the brethren, and to strangers”

Galatians 6:10
“As we have therefore opportunity, let us do good unto all men, especially unto them who are of the household of faith”

Romans 16:23
“Gaius mine host, and of the whole church, saluteth you. Erastus the chamberlain of the city saluteth you, and Quartus a brother”

Bible Verses About Welcoming Guests And Strangers (Hebrews 13:2)

Hebrews 13:2
“Be not forgetful to entertain strangers: for thereby some have entertained angels unawares”

Acts 10:34
“Then Peter opened his mouth, and said, Of a truth I perceive that God is no respecter of persons”

Job 31:32
“The stranger did not lodge in the street: but I opened my doors to the traveller”

Mark 9:41
“For whosoever shall give you a cup of water to drink in my name, because ye belong to Christ, verily I say unto you, he shall not lose his reward”

Bible Verses About Welcoming Guests And Strangers (1 Timothy 3:2)

1 Timothy 3:2
“A bishop then must be blameless, the husband of one wife, vigilant, sober, of good behaviour, given to hospitality, apt to teach”

Acts 28:2
“And the barbarous people shewed us no little kindness: for they kindled a fire, and received us every one, because of the present rain, and because of the cold”

Romans 16:2
“That ye receive her in the Lord, as becometh saints, and that ye assist her in whatsoever business she hath need of you: for she hath been a succourer of many, and of myself also”

Titus 1:8
“But a lover of hospitality, a lover of good men, sober, just, holy, temperate”

Bible Verses About Welcoming Guests And Strangers (Matthew 25:35)

Matthew 25:35
“For I was an hungred, and ye gave me meat: I was thirsty, and ye gave me drink: I was a stranger, and ye took me in”

Romans 13:10
“Love worketh no ill to his neighbour: therefore love is the fulfilling of the law”

Deuteronomy 10:19
“Love ye therefore the stranger: for ye were strangers in the land of Egypt”

Genesis 18:2
“And he lift up his eyes and looked, and, lo, 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”

Bible Verses About Welcoming Guests And Strangers (Hebrews 13:1)

Hebrews 13:1
“Let brotherly love continue”

Luke 10:27
“And he answering said, Thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy strength, and with all thy mind; and thy neighbour as thyself”

Revelation 21:3
“And I heard a great voice out of heaven saying, Behold, the tabernacle of God is with men, and he will dwell with them, and they shall be his people, and God himself shall be with them, and be their God”

Romans 13:8
“Owe no man any thing, but to love one another: for he that loveth another hath fulfilled the law”

Bible Verses About Welcoming Guests And Strangers (Leviticus 19:34 )

Leviticus 19:34
“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”

2 Kings 4:8
“And it fell on a day, that Elisha passed to Shunem, where was a great woman; and she constrained him to eat bread. And so it was, that as oft as he passed by, he turned in thither to eat bread”

Isaiah 58:7
“Is it not to deal thy bread to the hungry, and that thou bring the poor that are cast out to thy house? when thou seest the naked, that thou cover him; and that thou hide not thyself from thine own flesh?”

Acts 16:15
“And when she was baptized, and her household, she besought us, saying, If ye have judged me to be faithful to the Lord, come into my house, and abide there. And she constrained us”

Bible Verses About Welcoming Guests And Strangers (Matthew 25:40)

Matthew 25:40
“And the King shall answer and say unto them, Verily I say unto you, Inasmuch as ye have done it unto one of the least of these my brethren, ye have done it unto me”

1 Timothy 5:10
“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”

Romans 12:13
“Distributing to the necessity of saints; given to hospitality”

1 Peter 4:9
“Use hospitality one to another without grudging”

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