4. What does this parable tell us is the main thing we should fear with respect to attending the banquet, i.e., entering heaven?
1.How do you feel when you plan a big event and it is poorly attended? What kind of excuses do you most resent others using?
3. There are many people in this parable: the master, his servant, those invited the first time, the crippled and blind, others on country roads. Who do you identify with and why?
2. In Jesus’ days, it was customary to send two invitations to a party—the first to announce it and the second to tell the guests that everything was ready. How does the parable of this party (banquet) fit into Israel’s history? How did the character of the banquet change given the new guest list?
The Great Banquet
Luke 14:15 - 24
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