As the Passover meal comes to a close, and Jesus' betrayal looms large, he gives his disciples one last charge on what it looks like to be managers of the kingdom.
As the cross looms large in Jesus' story, he sits down to a much anticipated dinner with his disciples – the Passover meal – a story full of rich history and remembering, a meal full of significance and joy, a meal full of promise and hope – a meal he leaves unfinished.
Luke 21 opens with a small scene where Jesus notices a poor widow putting her last two coins in the offering at the temple, and it ends with Jesus' telling his disciples to be on guard as the end of days approaches, and the temple is destroyed
Jesus gets invited to another dinner party with the Pharisees, and talks to them about who will be invited to the banquet table in the kingdom of God.
If Psalm 1 gives us the option of living our lives walking in the paths of the righteous, or in the way of the wicked, Psalm 2 shows us what…