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Ethan Machida Palm Sunday
March 28, 2021
Too often, we clamor for attention, power, and prestige like the disciples did when they asked to sit on Jesus’ right and left in heaven. Jesus teaches that our desire instead should be to serve others with humility.
Jeremy Falk Setting the Table: Enjoy the Meal
March 21, 2021
Hospitality isn’t just about providing for others, it’s also about receiving. There are some roadblocks we need to overcome if we are going to learn to accept, appreciate, and genuinely receive the warmth and welcome of others.
Jeremy Falk Setting the Table: Clean Up the Mess
February 28, 2021
King Saul’s hospitality to David turned into spear-throwing. Jealousy and fear will pollute our attempts to offer warmth and welcome to strangers if we don’t allow God to sweep them out of our hearts.
Cara Falk Setting the Table: Send out the Invitations
February 21, 2021
Looking at Luke 14, we differentiate between the invitational aspects of human hospitality and Godly hospitality. The former is done in our own strength and wisdom while the latter is done through the power of the Spirit.
Jeremy Falk Setting the Table: Set the Date
February 14, 2021
Just how committing to a date is the first step in hosting a dinner party, making a personal commitment to biblical hospitality is where we need to begin to learn how to welcome and host like Jesus.
Throughout life, our situation and circumstances can radically shift in an instant. Throughout his days, Joseph encountered more than his fair share of these dilemmas. Joseph’s example helps teach us how to remain faithful to God.
The Bible is clear that the nature of our relationship to earthly goods is a primary indicator of where our trust and loyalty to God are at. To walk with Jesus, we have to learn how to release our grip on what we have and want, living open-handed.