Childrens Bread – Mathew 15 vs 21-28 , Matthew 22:1-14 (wedding banquet)

Mathew 15 vs 21-28

21 Then Jesus went thence, and departed into the coasts of Tyre and Sidon. 22 And, behold, a woman of Canaan came out of the same coasts, and cried unto him, saying, Have mercy on me, O Lord, thou son of David; my daughter is grievously vexed with a devil. 23 But he answered her not a word. And his disciples came and besought him, saying, Send her away; for she crieth after us. 24 But he answered and said, I am not sent but unto the lost sheep of the house of Israel. 25 Then came she and worshipped him, saying, Lord, help me. 26 But he answered and said, It is not meet to take the children’s bread, and to cast it to dogs. 27 And she said, Truth, Lord: yet the dogs eat of the crumbs which fall from their masters’ table.

  • Bread is needed by the children daily –
    • A child that refuses bread will be malnourished and need to be strengthened
    • Mathew 6 vs 11- Give us this day our daily bread.
    • Psalm 68 vs – 19 Blessed be the Lord, who daily loadeth us with benefits, even the God of our salvation.
    • His promises are your bread –
    • HIS Word is your bread – John 1 vs 1, In the begininig …
  • Short story about Daddy Adeboye with taking Tea with his wife.

Opportunities @ the King’s Table – If the little crumbs saved a whole life – what are on the tables.?

  1. Royal Influence – David called . Mephiboshet to eat bread at his table continually-
  2. Constant Supply of Bread and water – John 6:35… And Jesus said unto them, I am the bread of life: he that cometh to me shall never hunger; and he that believeth on me shall never thirst.
  3. Decision Making —Counsel of Haman was turned down – Esther 7
  4. Entitled to become His sons & daughters – 1 Peter 2:9 But ye are a chosen generation, a royal priesthood, an holy nation, a peculiar people; that ye should shew forth the praises of him who hath called you out of darkness into his marvellous light;

2 Samuel 9 vs 6 -7 – 6Now when Mephibosheth, the son of Jonathan, the son of Saul, was come unto David, he fell on his face, and did reverence. And David said, Mephibosheth. And he answered, Behold thy servant! 7And David said unto him, Fear not: for I will surely shew thee kindness for Jonathan thy father’s sake, and will restore thee all the land of Saul thy father; and thou shalt eat bread at my table continually8And he bowed himself, and said, What is thy servant, that thou shouldest look upon such a dead dog as I am?

Characters displayed by this Woman that tapped power from God’s table

  1. She called on Jesus at first and then worship Him
  2. She acknowledges that she was not worthy

a. Jesus Heals a Centurion’s Servant – Luke 7:1-10

  1. Remained humble in the face of trials
  2. She was expectant …..
  3. Need to be qualified –Ephesians 1:5 – Having predestinated us unto the adoption of children by Jesus Christ to himself, according to the good pleasure of his will,

Why Is God doing this ?

  1. Show forth His glory & Power

Thou preparest a table in the presense of my enemies