Luke 14:12-14 (NKJV) Then He also said to him who invited Him, “When you give a dinner or a supper, do not ask your friends, your brothers, your relatives, nor rich neighbors, lest they also invite you back, and you be repaid.
But when you give a feast, invite the poor, the maimed, the lame, the blind.
And you will be blessed, because they cannot repay you; for you shall be repaid at the resurrection of the just.”
Mark 2:16-17 (NKJV) And when the scribes and Pharisees saw Him eating with the tax collectors and sinners, they said to His disciples, “How is it that He eats and drinks with tax collectors and sinners?”
When Jesus heard it, He said to them, “Those who are well have no need of a physician, but those who are sick. I did not come to call the righteous, but sinners, to repentance.”
John 6:35 (NKJV) And Jesus said to them, “I am the bread of life. He who comes to Me shall never hunger, and he who believes in Me shall never thirst.
Revelation 3:20 (NKJV) Behold, I stand at the door and knock. If anyone hears My voic and opens the door, I will come in to him and dine with him, and he with Me. ~ Jesus
Jesus IS the feast. He has been given freely to revive us poor, blind, deaf and lame beggars.
Those of us who have been given access to His table should remember how unworthy we are as we graciously invite others to join us.
We have no right to close them out or simply toss a few stale crumbs at them.