Monday, April 6, 2009

The disciples have no manners...lesson from the Lord's Supper

We are in Black Mountain, North Carolina. It is a small, quaint little town, and I had some girl time downtown with Ashley and Jennifer (our chaperones). We saw all two blocks of it.


Anyways, I ended up going with Jennifer to her host home for dinner. Afterward, we headed to a local church for an easter passion play with Juliet and Esther. They really enjoyed it and had a lot to say about it afterwards. 

One thing that Juliet couldn't get over was the scene of the Lord's Supper. She said, "Jesus gave them all bread and juice, and they didn't even say thank you." Jenn and I were flattered that our manner lessons must be sticking.

Seriously though, it made me think about how often I take Jesus' sacrifice for granted. He gave His body and blood for me, and I should just take time to stop and say thank You. I don't think I'll ever look at a painting or reenactment of the Lord's Supper without thinking about Juliet's comment. As we celebrate Easter and the glorious resurrection of Jesus, I hope we'll all take time to stop and reflect on the sacrifice that came before that, whether we take communion or not, and just say thank You. Happy Easter!

2 comments:

Ann Marie said...

1) I love Black Mtn! Scott and I wandered around the town and drove up to Montreat on our last anniv. trip to NC! And im sure it was beautiful on the snow!
2) Thats awesome about the manners lessons and the greater insight that your girls provided! i love it!

Nikki said...

I love your ever changing blog backgrounds. I cant keep up with you.

Love the manners story. You do a good job keeping your kids in line, what good manners they have and even bold enough to correct the disciples.:)

Happy Easter!

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