NO MORE EXCUSES

By

Shelby G. Floyd

no more excuses

On one occasion, Jesus went to the home of a prominent Pharisee for dinner. A man sitting at the table with Jesus said, “Blessed is the man who will eat at the feast in the kingdom of God” (Luke 14:15). His statement provided Jesus the context to teach the parable of The Great Banquet. The man giving the banquet sent out invitations and when it was time for the banquet he said, “Come, for everything is now ready” (Luke 14:16). But they all made excuses for not going to the great banquet: Continue reading “NO MORE EXCUSES”

INVITATION TO A FEAST

By

Shelby G. Floyd

Feast

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When Jesus lived upon the earth he continually invited the people he met to come and follow him. Many did not accept his invitation, but made excuses why they either could not or would not learn of him. Once while Christ was at the table eating with his friends, a man spoke up and said, “Blessed is the man who will eat at the feast in the kingdom of God” (Luke 14:15). Continue reading “INVITATION TO A FEAST”