The Kingdom of Heaven can be illustrated by the story of a king who prepared a great wedding feast for his son. When the banquet was ready, he sent his servants to notify those who were invited. But they all refused to come!
The Gospel of Matthew
Anyone who stumbles over that stone will be broken to pieces, and it will crush anyone it falls on.”
‘My Temple will be called a house of prayer,’ but you have turned it into a den of thieves!”
Friday Morning, 11 Oct 2019 – Matthew 20:29-21:11 ~ “Blessings on the one who comes in the name of the Lord!”
The entire city of Jerusalem was in an uproar as he entered. “Who is this?” they asked.
“So those who are last now will be first then, and those who are first will be last.”
But many who are the greatest now will be least important then, and those who seem least important now will be the greatest then.
Jesus replied, “Moses permitted divorce only as a concession to your hard hearts, but it was not what God had originally intended. And I tell you this, whoever divorces his wife and marries someone else commits adultery—unless his wife has been unfaithful.”
Then Peter came to him and asked, “Lord, how often should I forgive someone who sins against me? Seven times?”
“No, not seven times,” Jesus replied, “but seventy times seven!