This week I am continuing with my series of posts on Christian behavior toward other Christians (please read my introductory post for why I am posting on this topic). However, I think this will be my last post which seeks to reconstruct Dr. Robert Dean’s Doctrine of One Another. Next week I will finish this series and provide some final thoughts on this vital doctrine.
This week I have reconstructed what I think is Robert Dean’s eighteenth point in his Doctrine of One Another (I think he incorrectly numbered one of his points about half way through and our numbering has never matched since).
I have spent some time looking for commentaries on this verse but I haven’t found any that add to the sense of the verse that you can’t get just by reading it. Here is my understanding, and pretty much everyone else’s, of this verse: Christians! Be hospitable to each other and, just because you have been hospitable, you don’t get to complain about it. There, that wasn’t so bad was it? (more…)