5976 visiting

5976 visiting

Calling to see a person or place. Examples include pilgrims to Jerusalem and those visiting family and friends. Visiting those in need, especially the sick and bereaved, is particularly important. Individuals and churches are encouraged and strengthened by visits from other believers.

Visiting particular people or places

Pilgrims visit Jerusalem Lk 24:18 See also Lk 2:41; Jn 5:1; Jn 12:12; Ac 2:9-11; Ac 8:27-28

Visiting family, friends, etc Lk 11:6 Moses, raised in Pharaoh’s palace, visits his fellow Israelites: Ex 2:11; Ac 7:23
Jdg 15:1 Jesus Christ often visited the home of Mary and Martha in Bethany: Mt 21:17; Mk 11:11; Lk 10:38-42; Jn 11:20
Jn 4:43-46 Jesus Christ visits his home region of Galilee.

Visits from foreign dignitaries 2Ch 9:1 pp 1Ki 10:1-2 See also 2Ch 18:2 pp 1Ki 22:2; 2Ki 20:12-13 pp Isa 39:1-2; Jer 27:3

Further examples Ge 34:1; Ge 42:2; Ac 7:12-15; Nu 22:7-8; 1Sa 28:8

Visiting those in need

Job 2:11; Mt 25:36 See also Job 42:11; Mt 25:39-40

The sick 2Ki 8:29 pp 2Ch 22:6; 2Ki 13:14; Jas 5:14

The bereaved Ge 37:34-35; 1Ch 7:22; Jn 11:19,45

Visiting fellow believers

Official visits Ac 15:2 See also Ac 11:30; Ac 15:22; Gal 2:1-2

Visiting churches Ac 9:32 See also Ac 11:27; 1Co 16:10; 2Co 8:22-24; Gal 2:11; Php 2:19; 2Jn 12

Paul visits the churches Ac 15:36-41 See also Ac 19:21; Ro 15:23-29; 1Co 16:5-6; 2Co 1:15-16; 2Co 2:1; 2Co 12:14; 1Th 2:1

Visiting individuals Tit 3:12 See also Ac 28:15; Php 2:25; 3Jn 13-14

Visiting prisoners 2Ti 1:16-17 See also 2Ti 4:9-13; Phm 12-13; Heb 13:3

Divine visitors

Angels Heb 13:2 See also Ge 18:1-2; Ge 19:1; Jdg 6:11-12; Jdg 13:3-22; Lk 1:11,26-28

The day of God’s visitation 1Pe 2:12 See also Isa 10:3; Jer 46:21; Mic 7:4; Lk 19:44

See also

4110angels
4140angel of the Lord
5461prisoners
5590travel
5680family
5699guests
5795bereavement
5963sympathy
7354feasts and festivals
7739missionaries
7921fellowship
8445hospitality

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