A Love Like That

Sunday, September 4, 2016

A
sermon preached by Rev. Ginger E. Gaines-Cirelli at Foundry UMC, September 4,
2016, the sixteenth Sunday after Pentecost.

Text:
Luke 14:1, 7-14                                                            

Today’s
gospel story teaches us something both about being a guest and about being a
host.  As a guest, Jesus tells us not to
hog the best seat in the house.  As a
host, we’re taught not to only invite guests who can repay us, but instead to
make a point to invite those who can’t. Both of the teachings could be
interpreted as litt [...]