When have you been invited into someone’s home?
What did that feel like?
When have you felt most welcome? Who made you feel welcome?
How did they make you feel welcome?
Acting on the Word
Offer hospitality to someone this week. Some possibilities: invite them into your home, pay for their meal at a restaurant, take them some food, invite them to join you in an activity.
Sunday: Acts 16:11-15
Monday: Acts 16:36-40
Tuesday: 1 Samuel 25:14-19 [or, if you are game, 1 Samuel 25:1-42]
Wednesday: 2 Kings 4:8-10
Thursday: Luke 8:1-3
Friday: Romans 16:1-5
Saturday Hebrews 13:1-2
In each passage, who provides hospitality or support for ministry? Why?
Next Week: Onesimus and Philemon. What can you learn about Onesimus and Philemon between now and next week?