Then Jesus said to the man who had invited Him, "When you host a dinner or a banquet, do not invite your friends or brothers or relatives or rich neighbors. Otherwise, they may invite you in return, and you will be repaid.
Cross ReferencesLuke 1:58
Her neighbors and relatives heard that the Lord had shown her great mercy, and they rejoiced with her.
For everyone who exalts himself will be humbled, and the one who humbles himself will be exalted."
But when you host a banquet, invite the poor, the crippled, the lame, and the blind,
2 Corinthians 6:13
As a fair exchange, I ask you as my children: Open wide your hearts also.
Chapter Outline1. Jesus heals the dropsy on the Sabbath;
7. teaches humility;
12. to feast the poor;
15. under the parable of the great supper,
23. shows how worldly minded men shall be shut out of heaven.
25. Those who will be his disciples, to bear their cross must make their accounts beforehand,
31. lest with shame they revolt from him afterward;
34. and become altogether unprofitable, like salt that has lost its flavor.
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