It’s A New Day (Wk 1): Everyone Is Welcome at The Table

Psalm 118:24 (ESV)

24 This is the day that the Lord has made; let us rejoice and be glad in it.

Luke 14:16–20 (ESV)

16 “A man once gave a great banquet and invited many. 

17 And at the time for the banquet he sent his servant to say to those who had been invited, ‘Come, for everything is now ready.’ 

18 But they all alike began to make excuses. The first said to him, ‘I have bought a field, and I must go out and see it. Please have me excused.’

19 And another said, ‘I have bought five yoke of oxen, and I go to examine them. Please have me excused.’ 

20 And another said, ‘I have married a wife, and therefore I cannot come.’

Luke 14:22 (ESV)

22 And the servant said, ‘Sir, what you commanded has been done, and still there is room.’

Luke 14:23 (ESV)

23 And the master said to the servant, ‘Go out to the highways and hedges and compel people to come in, that my house may be filled.