The parable of the great banquet is an invitation to God's glory by God's grace
The Road to Emmaus reveals the resurrection power of Jesus that transform grief into gladness
Communion can become a mission / vision of the church as we Do This - In Remembrance of Me in all aspects of life and faith.
The thief on the cross reminds us that being alienated isn't an end result when encountering Jesus. Even on the cross we become affirmed as part of God's kingdom.
Jesus is the hero that is gives steadfast grace even when are conflicted with amazement and anger at who he is
Jesus invites us to His home where the laws of God and the love of God meet
Encounters with Jesus reveal the longing of our hearts met with joy
The Gentile centurion illustrates great faith in Jesus - even though he as power and authority over men he realizes that Jesus has power and authority over all !!