Friday, 21 August 2015
When I read Luke 14:15-24, I was deeply troubled, especially by what Jesus said
The invited guests were unable to attend the great banquet because one has a ‘field’, another has ‘five yoke of oxen’, and another has a ‘new wife’ … They all said, “Please excuse me. I can’t come.”
Verse 21: “… Go out quickly … and bring in the poor, the crippled, the blind and the lame.” These people came.
Dear Father God,
I thank You that You have opened the doors of Your house to the poor, the crippled, the blind and the lame … There is still room in Your house. O God, Your faithfulness is everlasting!
Love and faithfulness are like partners. Where there is love, there is faithfulness.
Love and faithfulness meet together (Psalm 85:10); Love and faithfulness go before you (Psalm 89:14); Let love and faithfulness never leave us (Proverbs 3:3)
O God, Your faithfulness is greater than the faithfulness of man on earth!
You are faithful! You have not given up! You will never give up! Never!
O Father God, Your love is everlasting!
Your kindness is everlasting (Isaiah 54:8)! Your covenant is everlasting (Isaiah 55:3)! Your salvation is everlasting (Isaiah 45:17)! Your righteousness is everlasting (Daniel 9:24)!
From everlasting to everlasting, You are God (Psalm 90:2)!
Lead us in the way everlasting (Psalm 139:24)!
In Jesus name I pray.
Lam Yee Ling