2017 10 15: The Biggest Party

Who are these people who are turning down the king’s invitation to the wedding feast? And what’s wrong with them? Who in their right minds would do such a thing? And yet, that’s what these people do. Some just said no, without bothering to give an excuse. Some actually make fun of the invitation. Some were too busy. In Luke’s version of this story, people come up with obviously lame excuses, excuses so lame that they’re insulting, basically the ancient world’s equivalent of saying: “Oh, thank you for your sweet invitation, but my Netflix queue is really long right now, and I just don’t think I can get away.”

Emily Hylden

St. Augustine's Oak Cliff, 1302 W Kiest Blvd, Dallas, TX, 75224, United States