September 2007
Christian Hospitality

Radical Welcome Bible Study

Read one of the scripture passages below as a group. For each passage, consider these questions:

  • What does this passage tell us about God?
  • What does it tell us about what we are to be and to do?
  • What does this passage inspire us to be and to do as a community?
Deuteronomy 10:17-19: You shall love the stranger.
Isaiah 43:18-21: See, I am doing a new thing!
Luke 9:23-25: Those who lose their life for the sake of the gospel will find it.
Matthew 25: 31-46: Whatever you did for the least of these, you did for me.

This article is part of the September 2007 Vestry Papers issue on Christian Hospitality