Category Archives: Hospitality

“Welcoming the Lost Cause”

11/27/19 Scripture: Psalm 25:3, Psalm 28:6-9, Jonah 3:1-10, Luke 19:1-10, Acts 9:17-31, 1 Peter 2:9 Highlighted Verse: “For the Son of Man came to seek and save the lost.” Luke 19:10 Devotion: Showing hospitality toward someone who has been labeled … Continue reading

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“Welcoming Suffering Children”

11/27/19 Scripture: Psalm 139:13-16, Proverbs 17:6, Matthew 18:1-6, Matthew 19:14, Matthew 21:14-16, Mark 10:13-16, Ephesians 6:1-4 Highlighted Verse: “Then children were brought to him that he might lay his hands on them and pray.  The disciples rebuked the people, but … Continue reading

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“Love the Stranger as Yourself”

11/25/19 Scripture: Leviticus 19:34, Ruth 2:5-12, Matthew 25:35-36, John 4:1-26, Acts 16:6-10 Highlighted Verse: “You shall treat the stranger who sojourns with you as the native among you, and you shall love him as yourself, for you were strangers in … Continue reading

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11/19/19 Scripture: Acts 15:6-21; Romans 12:3-13; Galatians 3:27-29 Highlighted Verse: “Contribute to the needs of the saints and seek to show hospitality.” Romans 12:13 Devotion: The gospel teaches us to make room for others.  That’s heavenly hospitality in action.  In … Continue reading

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4 Truths About Uncommon Hospitality

We live in a world of common hospitality. Jesus has called Christians to reverse this and display a uncommon, Christ-centered, hospitality.  Here are four truths that define uncommon hospitality: 1. Uncommon hospitality shows itself in a love for strangers. Hospitality … Continue reading

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10/20/18 – “Give No Offense”

Today’s Deeply Rooted Devotion, titled “Give No Offense,” comes from 1 Corinthians 9-10. “So whether you eat or drink, or whatever you do, do all to the glory of God.  Give no offense to Jews or to Greeks or to … Continue reading

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10/12/18 – People are the Mission

Scripture:  1 Thessalonians 1-2 Highlighted Verses: 1 Thessalonians 1:2-3; 2:7-8,11,20 Explanation: My love for coffee often puts me in coffee shops, both local and chains.  Recently I was in a coffee shop and was very much looking forward to my … Continue reading

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