Daily Gospel Reading – Luke 14:1, 7-11

 

The Healing of the Man With Edema

14 On the Sabbath, they watched Him as He went into the house of one of the leaders of the Pharisees to eat bread.

A Lesson to Guests and a Host

7 When He marked how they chose the seats of honor, He told a parable to those who werethenewnormal invited, saying to them, 8 “When you are invited by any man to a wedding banquet, do not sit down in a seat of honor, lest a more honorable man than you be invited by him; 9 and he who invited you both will come and say to you, ‘Give this man the seat,’ and then you will begin with shame to take the lowest seat. 10 But when you are invited, go and sit down in the lowest seat, so that when he who invited you comes, he may say to you, ‘Friend, go up higher.’ Then you will have respect in the presence of those who sit at dinner with you. 11 For whoever exalts himself will be humbled, and he who humbles himself will be exalted.”

Modern English Version (MEV)
The Holy Bible, Modern English Version. Copyright © 2014 by Military Bible Association. Published and distributed by Charisma House.
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