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The Table or the Host?

“Their love is the love of the table, not of the host; a love to the cupboard, not to the master of the house.”  ~ Spurgeon

 

Jesus asked him the third time,

“Do you love me?”

He said,

“Lord, you know all things; you know that I love you!”  (John 17:21)

 

Where are our affections?  On the things the Lord provides?

Or Him?

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Do we love the table?

Breakfast Table with Tulips

Children's Table for Thanksgiving

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Or the Host?

Giver of All Good

Where grace and judgement meetEternal Redeemer

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Do  we love the cupboard…

Cupboard on Long Island

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…or the Master of the house?

Who Loved us First

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Truly, truly, I say to you, you seek Me, not because you saw signs, but because you ate of the loaves and were filled. Do not work for the food which perishes, but for the food which endures to eternal life….

Jesus said to them, “I am the bread of life; he who comes to Me will not hunger, and he who believes in Me will never thirst.”  from John 6:26-35

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