Tag Archives: a seat at the table

He Eats and Drinks with Tax Collectors and Sinners

Remove two words and the question becomes a truth. The examination turns into an exclamation. The inquiry morphs into a wondrous infallibility. Just by dropping two words. After this [Jesus] went out and saw a tax collector named Levi, sitting … Continue reading

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Prearranged Seating

Hovering over something Jesus told His disciples in Mark 10. And it has me wondering what all lies before us when we see Jesus’ glory given that we know there’ll be prearranged seating. And [Jesus] said to [James and John], … Continue reading

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It’s Who You Know

She builds her house. She prepares the food and sets the table. And then she sends out messengers and calls out to all with ears to hear: “Whoever is simple, let him turn in here!” To him who lacks sense … Continue reading

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Excuses

In Luke 14, Jesus didn’t need to manufacture an object lesson, He reclined at one. Dining at the house of a ruler of the Pharisees created a ready-made on-ramp for talking about wedding feasts, dinners, and banquets and how common … Continue reading

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Perspective from the King’s Table

If anyone had the right to demand justice and seek vengeance it was this guy. Life had been anything but easy. At the age of 5, not only was his dad killed in battle but because of a tragic accident … Continue reading

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In His Confidence

Not gonna lie, I’ve always liked being on the inside. Jazzed by being around the table. Not necessarily having to be the one who makes things happen, content if that’s left to others, but also not wanting to be that … Continue reading

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Chez Wisdom

Been mostly offline this week as I’ve been on almost full-time grandpa duty. Doesn’t seem possible that one little toddler can consume so much of a grown man’s energy . . . but that’s why I guess, generally speaking, parenting … Continue reading

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