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Table for One?

Jesus and the etiquette of hospitality

Photo by Toa Heftiba on Unsplash

“When the teachers of the law who were Pharisees saw (Jesus) eating with the sinners and tax collectors, they asked his disciples: ‘Why does he eat with tax collectors and sinners?’” (Mark 2:16, NIV)

The situation

It bothers me when, in a social setting, I see someone sitting alone. I’ve witnessed this on numerous…




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Chuck Kralik, Author

Chuck Kralik, Author

Pastor and Christian Writer — Author of "Finished: A Fictional Story With Heavenly Truth" — Read more at www.chuckkralikauthor.com

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