Weekly Lent Devotional: Salvation is a Banquet

By February 22, 2016Devotional, Lent

Weekly Lent Devotional: Salvation is a Banquet

Your Guide for Worship Meditation & Creative Reflection

Click here to read an introduction to our 2016 Weekly Lent Devotional 

Luke 14:16-24 [Common English Bible]

Jesus replied, “A certain man hosted a large dinner and invited many people. When it was time for the dinner to begin, he sent his servant to tell the invited guests, ‘Come! The dinner is now ready.’ One by one, they all began to make excuses. The first one told him, ‘I bought a farm and must go and see it. Please excuse me.’ Another said, ‘I bought five teams of oxen, and I’m going to check on them. Please excuse me.’ Another said, ‘I just got married, so I can’t come.’ When he returned, the servant reported these excuses to his master. The master of the house became angry and said to his servant, ‘Go quickly to the city’s streets, the busy ones and the side streets, and bring the poor, crippled, blind, and lame.’ The servant said, ‘Master, your instructions have been followed and there is still room.’ The master said to the servant, ‘Go to the highways and back alleys and urge people to come in so that my house will be filled. I tell you, not one of those who were invited will taste my dinner.’”


As you color the downloadable page, I invite you to meditate on this scripture and consider the extravagance of God’s love. Stretch your imagination to envision God’s love reaching out to include those we cannot imagine loving.


Suggested mantra:

Teach me to love as You love, O God.


Click here to download this week’s coloring page.

Coloring page courtesy of coloring-pages-adults.com.


This Sunday, February 28, in Traditional Worship: 

“Salvation is a Banquet”
9:30 & 11:00 am | Sanctuary | Dr. Tim Bruster

Click here for details about all of our Lent 2016 programs and events!


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