Luke 14:7 Publicly, Directly, Immediately

Luke 14:7 (KJV)
And he put forth a parable to those which were bidden, when he marked how they chose out the chief rooms; saying unto them,

Jesus marked, observed, He took note of, how those who were bidden behaved
Jesus was neither indifferent to it nor ignorant of it. He purposely paid attention to the behavior of those who attended this supper.

Jesus spoke directly to them at the moment of their behavior concerning their behavior 
He corrected them publicly, directly, and immediately. He gave them no time to separate themselves from their own actions. He was not unkind. But I imagine someone was offended because it was so obvious of whom He spoke. 

Jesus, I believe, would have His disciples to do likewise 
The best way to correct a behavior is immediately and directly. We ought never and do not have to be unkind, but we must be forthright and direct. 

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Luke 14:7 Publicly, Directly, Immediately

Author: marvinmck

Marvin McKenzie was born in the Pacific Northwest and became a Christian at the age of eighteen. He has been in the Baptist ministry for thirty years and has planted and pastored churches in Washington and Oregon. Besides his pastoral ministry, Marvin has been actively involved in training men for the Baptist ministry. He has conducted local church Bible Institutes in those churches he has pastored, from which a number of men have entered the ministry. Marvin also served as: Vice President of the Western States Baptist Bible Fellowship, The Board of Directors of Pacific Coast Baptist Bible College in San Dimas, CA, Dean of men at Pacific Coast Baptist Bible College in San Dimas, Executive Vice President of Pacific Coast Baptist Bible College in San Dimas, CA and Executive Vice President of Heartland Baptist Bible College in Oklahoma City, OK. Marvin is married to Anita. They have two sons, Bohannan and Caleb. Both are Baptist pastors in Washington State. Marvin enjoys camping, fishing and horses.

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