What the Bible Says About Refugees, Foreigners, and Displaced People

7 verses about how to love and treat refugees

This past week as I’ve been scrolling down my Facebook and Twitter newsfeed, it’s clear to see that social media is buzzing with the recent Paris attacks and refugee crisis. Everything, from articles, links, status updates, to pictures, photos, memes, and countless opinions about the recent disturbing events dominating the news channels. You name it, it’s there! After the recent terrorist attacks and continuing refugee crisis, fresh debates have arisen about how wealthy nations should accept refugees from Syria and other war-ravaged countries. It is one big mess. However, does the Bible have anything to contribute to the debate about what to do? You bet it does! After all, Jesus and his family were also once refugees. (more…)