Hospitality to the Stranger

JessiPastor's Blog

  Earlier this week I was doing my Life Journal Bible Study and trying to listen for God. I was struck by one of the passages that I read that morning.  It was the last chapter in Acts – Chapter 28. It is right after the ship, which the Apostle Paul was on, had wrecked in the storm. All of those aboard were close enough to land to be able to make it to the island called Malta. The second verse says: The islanders showed us unusual kindness. They built a fire and welcomed us all because it was raining and cold. I was struck by that verse thinking about here these strangers show up on their island, they probably … Read More