Kindness to a Stranger
Deuteronomy 10:19
Love you therefore the stranger: for you were strangers in the land of Egypt.

A Pittsburgh pastor writes: "It was at the close of the evening service last Sunday that, according to my wont, I stepped down from the pulpit and moved towards the door to greet old friends and welcome strangers. Presently there stood before me a shy, intelligent-looking lad, who grasped my hand with so much cordiality that, looking him in the face, I said, 'What is your name? Do you live somewhere near by?' 'My name,' said he, with a charming accent, 'is John Silas. I do not live here, I work at the K— Hotel.' 'How did you find your way here?' 'I looked for you many days,' responded the boy; 'I come from Germany one year ago — no father, no mother. I meet you one night, you preached at W— (one of our suburbs); you shook hands with me, and said you were glad to see me, and I've been looking for your church ever since.' The incident deeply touched several who were standing by, and hospitality to strangers will seem to us all more valuable than ever before."

Parallel Verses
KJV: Love ye therefore the stranger: for ye were strangers in the land of Egypt.

WEB: Therefore love the foreigner; for you were foreigners in the land of Egypt.

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