I Was a Stranger: What the Bible Says about Immigrants

Wheaton College.


This list of scripture passages reveals God’ s care for those who have been displaced.


40 scripture texts relevant to neighboring and welcoming immigrants

Recommended Audience

Christian clergy and laity



Practical Applications

  • Focus on ministry with displaced persons by using this resource as a 40-day devotion with the entire congregation.
  • Enrich the congregation’ s awareness and commitment by using these scripture references for preaching, teaching, and conversation.

About the Contributor

Marie Fleming

Marie Fleming was a contract resource consultant for the Center for Congregations. Her consulting practice includes congregation-based Permaculture Design and equipping congregations for creation care.

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