Matthew 15:25-28 Then came she and worshipped him, saying, Lord, help me. But he answered and said, It is not meet to take the children’s bread, and to cast it to dogs. And she said, Truth, Lord: yet the dogs eat of the crumbs which fall from their masters’ table.
One would think by this time the woman would have given up. Jesus is seemingly ignoring her and He is telling the disciples He’s not sent to the Gentiles, and here is this lady who won’t be silent. So, the disciples are apparently getting more frustrated with her because she persists and draws nearer to Him:
And she said, Truth, Lord: yet the dogs eat of the crumbs which fall from their masters’ table. She was saying, “I know you are not sent to the Gentile, but to your people, but I am as a dog under the table of your people and even a dog gets some crumbs from the table of those you came to serve. You are bread to me, and there is no other place to get it. All I want is a few crumbs. Even a dog has that right.”
She knew her place in regards to Jesus’ ministry to the Jews. But, in spite of this, she knew she had a place, and she wouldn’t leave her place from “under the table.” And Jesus turned to her and replied, O woman, great is thy faith: be it unto thee even as thou wilt. And her daughter was made whole from that very hour
Today Jesus if you don’t have a personal relationship with Jesus Christ, He is calling you to come to the table and dine. If you had a relationship with Jesus and you have drifted away from Him, He’s calling you to the table, won’t you come and dine with Him today?
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