The Warmth of Friendship
My husband and I have always had the gift of hospitality and lately, God is telling me to develop this gift even more. Relationships are opportunities to pass on God's love and in the Bible, we can clearly see how important relationships are. I have always loved to open my home to others and last November, I invited some women (family, friends) over for tea and we had a wonderful time. In December, we had a Christmas tea and God showed me that I could do this regularly, always making a point to invite someone I don't know so well or who has never come to my house. Next Saturday, we're having another tea and inspired by Sandra, I decided to invite everyone to bring their knitting material to teach those who can't do anything (like me!!!). I'm sure we'll have a very blessed afternoon.
But today, as I was speaking to someone whom I have invited, that person was asking me: Why? Why are you doing this? Why do you want to do this? Why are you getting into so much trouble? First of all, I love opening my home and doing everything I can to make people feel comfortable and welcome. But I also understand the importance of developing relationships. I know that whenever I develop the spiritual gift of hospitality, I demonstrate God's love.
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