Romans 12:13

Romans 12:13 (ASV 1901)

13communicating to the necessities of the saints; given to hospitality.

Scripture Testimony Index stories for this passage

Mrs. Ma's fear of getting turned back after enduring starvation and journeying a 100 miles with her little son to a mission compound where she hoped to find healing for her blind eyes were completely quashed when they arrived. For with loving kindness they were received, fed and her sight in one eye restored after she was operated upon. Eventually, she became a Christian and worker at the mission hospital she was treated.
Jonathan Goforth shares how the decision arrived at in prayer, to open up their new home to all locals for sightseeing, helped make the work of reaching and evangelizing to the people easier. As it made the people see them as friends and not just strangers.
While still trying to settle her guest in, a mother, her twin children, husband and father - who had been exiled by their people appeared on her yard seeking shelter. Hospitably, Mary Slessor ("Ma") received her uninvited guests; fed them, sheltered them, attended to the twins and had her guest comfort the weeping mother.
A revival breaks out amongst young people and children. Several prayers groups were formed where young people met together, sang psalms, and sought after God. In Heriot's hospital, the character of the boys was completely transformed as a result of the prayer meetings; where they were once regarded as rude, they were called kind, where they were known to be vicious to one another they were recognized to have a love for one another and their hospital was called "Bethel",