A Place at the Table (Luke 14:1-14)

A Place at the Table (Luke 14:1-14)

Through eating and drinking the body and blood of Jesus, connected with God’s Word and therefore “in, with, and under” ordinary bread and wine, we are gathered together in a community of forgiven sinners who experience the love of God together. The difference that makes is that in Jesus we truly do belong. Not in some abstract, philosophical, Hallmark-greeting-card sort of way. No, in Jesus we truly belong to the Triune God of the universe and to one another, all the people we see with our own eyes gathered around the Table of the Lord this Sunday, eating the Lord’s Supper together with us…and all the people around the world or who have gone before us, who do or have done the same.

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