But even in the midst of this, life goes on. Even as we struggle to touch Jesus’ cloak, we are laying our own on the ground. Even as we prepare a meal for the Lord, we are preparing spices for his burial.
When Jesus met with the disciples on the night before he died, they also gathered around a table wearing the burden of discipleship. Just as Jesus shared our humanity with us, he also shared the burden of discipleship. On that night, he did invite the disciples to “Come and sit down for dinner.”
People will come from east and west and north and south, and will take their places at the feast in the kingdom of God. – Luke 13:29 (NIV) I […]
Jesus said to them, “They need not go away; you give them something to eat.” – Matthew 14:16 (NRSV) This week I went down to serve breakfast with a […]