"We have an altar, from which those who serve the tabernacle have no right to eat."
As the priest along with the offeror could partake of a portion of the offering sacrificed at the temple, the meal was always flavored with an admixture of the legalism of the law. Rigid, with possibly the flavor of the resentment of having to do so. Whereas, the Christian coming before the Lord's Table, sitting or reclined, in a position of ease, rest and safety, no longer incumbered by the law, enjoying the love and grace of Jesus. The emblems of the bread and the cup, which we freely partake of, now reminding us of His completed work on the cross, done on our behalf.
Memorial Day Observance - Take the time to thank a veteran for their service, as we keep our military personnel in prayer.
Medical Mission - Keep John and Lisa Bustos in prayer as they join a team from SoCal for an outreach in Mexico. They will head down of Friday June 2 and spend Saturday with medical and dental personnel ministering to many needs.
River of Life Mission - As the volume of meals and ministry opportunities have ramped up at the River of Life Mission, please keep all the staff and guests, as well as the neighboring community, in prayer.
Pray for the peace of Jerusalem - As the Middle East heats up, pray for the nation of Israel along with all of those in this region who have come to the knowledge of Jesus Christ as Lord and Saviour.