Sermons on Hospitality
Passing of the Peace
Ephesians 2:14-18; 4:1-3 — We know and share the peace of Christ, reconciling us to God and to one another.
The Art of Neighboring 3
Luke 7:36-50 — An unwelcome guest teaches some religious folks what it means to be a grateful and hospitable host.
Hanging with the Wrong Crowd
Mark 2:13-17; Luke 18:9-14 — Jesus showed us how to love our neighbors: recognize our own sin and don’t turn away from the messiness of faithful ministry.
Dinner Lessons: Full House, Full Table
Luke 14:15-24; Isaiah 25:6-9 — God’s Invitation: Come; I choose you and invite you because I love you. Come, eat, and live with me.
Dinner Lessons: Blessed Guests
Luke 14:12-15; Isaiah 55:1-3a — The Gospel compels us to search for the least and lost, to speak God’s invitation to them that they might be found.
Dinner Lessons: Guests First
Luke 14:7-11; James 4:5b-10 — On parables and humility…
Dinner Lessons: Help is Hospitality
Luke 14:1-6; Matthew 12:1-2,7 — A look at what God desires from us, and how religious practice can sometimes get in the way.