Remembering that we are guests at God’s table helps us frame a genuine invitation to all. But we would be remiss if we did not take a look around and ask who is not here. Where are our community’s forgotten ones?
Martin Luther says evangelism is one beggar telling another beggar where to find food.
We want to be sure we make space for all at God’s table. We know from Luke 14 that the host has very strong feelings about having a full banquet. We are to carry this invitation out to the people. We also know the host’s ability to multiply food and drink when needed. There is enough for all.
How can we live out our role as stewards to God’s table more fully?
Today we celebrate the Transfiguration of Our Lord. This message was adapted from “God’s Table: Room for All” by Linda Daniels-Block that appeared in the January/February 2005 issue of Lutheran Woman Today (now Gather) magazine. (now Gather) magazine.