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LUKE 14: rules for hospitality
« on: January 07, 2008, 04:43:32 AM »
This is Luke 14 verses 12-14 (NIV):

12Then Jesus said to his host, "When you give a luncheon or dinner, do not invite your friends, your brothers or relatives, or your rich neighbors; if you do, they may invite you back and so you will be repaid. 13But when you give a banquet, invite the poor, the crippled, the lame, the blind, 14and you will be blessed. Although they cannot repay you, you will be repaid at the resurrection of the righteous."

I wonder how many of us can truthfully say that we have lived in accordance with this scripture.

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Re: LUKE 14: rules for hospitality
« Reply #1 on: January 07, 2008, 05:37:00 AM »
No, I haven't lived by that verse.  ::spam::
Not to the extent that I don't invite relatives and friends to eat with me...

But then, I don't think that's exactly what you (and the Lord) meant.  ::readytoeat::

What have you done, what have I done, to see that the spirit of this passage gets carried out in our lives? ::pizza::

The trouble with answering this question is, will we be letting our left hand know what our right hand is doing, if we tell you?   ::tiptoe::







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Re: LUKE 14: rules for hospitality
« Reply #2 on: January 07, 2008, 06:36:22 AM »
You are referring to Matthew 6:3 Janine.  But when you give to the needy, do not let your left hand know what your right hand is doing,(NIV)

To clarify, I was not asking anyone to spill the beans on what they do or fail to do regarding hospitality.  Rather, I was seeking to remind people of this passage, so that they can reflect on how it relates to their own lives.




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Re: LUKE 14: rules for hospitality
« Reply #3 on: January 07, 2008, 09:29:00 PM »
And you just want to be remindin' folks, but not necessarily discussing the mechanics of it?

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Re: LUKE 14: rules for hospitality
« Reply #4 on: January 08, 2008, 08:51:16 AM »
More or less, yes.

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Re: LUKE 14: rules for hospitality
« Reply #5 on: January 18, 2008, 12:39:14 PM »
Love that scripture and if you are doing God's will then this will be a part of your life. How many preachers do this? Who are they taking to lunch after church services?

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Re: LUKE 14: rules for hospitality
« Reply #6 on: January 21, 2008, 11:41:42 PM »
Probably more than you would like to admit.

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Re: LUKE 14: rules for hospitality
« Reply #7 on: February 01, 2008, 04:40:30 AM »
thanks for that verse.

Makes us stop to think about exactly what we are doing and what we could be doing.