Exhortation to eat communion – God’s Soup Kitchen

Jesus at table

This table is God’s soup kitchen. This table is where God feeds the hungry, the outcast, the disabled, the orphaned, the abused, the neglected, the lonely, and the lost. And this means at least two things: First, this table is not for people who are fine thank you very much. This food is not for the well-fed, those who get along pretty well on their own, the fit, or the popular. This table is not for people are basically good but screw up every once in a while. This table is for the messed up. It’s for people who are failures. It’s for parents who have failed their children. It’s for children who have failed their parents. It’s for spouses who have failed one another. This table is for the needy, the broken, and the weak. It is for those who are starving for God’s grace and mercy, and they will die if they do not have it. If you know your need, if you know that you are weak, that you are lonely, that you are failure on your own, and that you need your faithful Father’s love and care, then come. This meal is for you. This is grace and mercy for you…

The whole thing is great.  Read here.

Thanks to Tim.

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Posted on by glenscriv in pastoral theology, sacraments

0 Responses to Exhortation to eat communion – God’s Soup Kitchen

  1. theoldadam

    Terrific!

    “If you do not eat my body and drink my blood, then you have no life in me.”

    – Jesus

    He invites His enemies (us) to sup with Him.

    What a wonderful Lord we have.

    Thanks!

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