[ourlunchgroup] Re: Fwd: A folded napkin.

  • From: Kristina Pearson <kristinajp95@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: ourlunchgroup <ourlunchgroup@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 3 Jun 2013 10:09:44 -0600

That's Awesome! :)


On Mon, Jun 3, 2013 at 7:16 AM, Brock Payne <bigbrockpayne@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> That is something that I have never thought about. That is pretty cool.
>
> BROCK
>
> On 6/2/13, Nessa Walker <greenheart1.7forever@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > *Why did Jesus Fold the Napkin? *****
> >
> >  ****
> >
> > *This is one I can honestly say I have never seen circulating in the
> emails
> > so;*****
> >
> > *if it touches you, you may want to forward it.
> > *
> > *Why did Jesus fold
> > the linen burial cloth after His resurrection?*****
> >
> >  ****
> >
> > *I never noticed this....*****
> >
> >  ****
> >
> > *The Gospel of John
> >
> > (20:7) tells us that the napkin,*****
> >
> > *which was placed over the face of Jesus,*****
> >
> > *was not just thrown aside like the grave clothes.
> >
> > *****
> >
> > *The Bible takes an entire verse*****
> >
> > *to tell us that the napkin was neatly folded,*****
> >
> > *and was placed separate from the grave clothes.*****
> >
> > *Early Sunday morning, while it was still dark, *****
> >
> > *Mary Magdalene came to the tomb and found
> > that the stone had been rolled away from the entrance.*****
> >
> > *She ran and found Simon Peter and the other disciple, *****
> >
> > *the one whom Jesus loved. *****
> >
> > *She said, *****
> >
> > *'They have taken the Lord's body out of the tomb, and I*****
> >
> > *don't know where they have put him!'
> > *
> >
> > *<mime-attachment6.jpg>*****
> >
> > *Peter and the other disciple ran to the tomb to see..*****
> >
> > *The other disciple out ran Peter and got there first.*****
> >
> > *He stooped and looked in and saw the linen*****
> >
> > *cloth lying there, but he didn't go in.*****
> >
> > *Then Simon Peter arrived and went inside..*****
> >
> > *He also noticed the linen wrappings lying there,*****
> >
> > *while the cloth that had covered Jesus' head *****
> >
> > *was folded up and lying to the side.*****
> >
> > ** **
> >
> >  ****
> >
> > *Was that  important?*****
> >
> >  ****
> >
> > *Absolutely!*****
> >
> >  ****
> >
> > *Is it really significant? *****
> >
> >  ****
> >
> > *Yes!
> >
> > *****
> >
> > *In order to understand the significance of the folded napkin,*****
> >
> > *you have to understand a little bit about Hebrew tradition of that
> > day.****
> > *
> >
> > *The folded napkin had to do with the Master and Servant,*****
> >
> > *and every Jewish boy knew this tradition.*****
> >
> > *When the servant set the dinner table for the master,*****
> >
> > *he made sure that it was exactly the  way the master wanted it..*****
> >
> > *The table was furnished perfectly, and then the servant would wait,*****
> >
> > *just out  of sight, until the master had finished eating,*****
> >
> > *and the servant would not dare touch that table, until the master was
> > finished.*****
> >
> > *Now if the master were done eating, he would rise from the table,*****
> >
> > *wipe his fingers, his mouth, and clean his beard,*****
> >
> > *and would wad up that napkin and  toss it onto the table.*****
> >
> > *The servant would then know to clear the table.*****
> >
> > *For in those days, the wadded napkin meant,*****
> >
> > *'I'm done'.*****
> >
> > *But if the master got up from the table, and folded his napkin, and laid
> > it
> > beside his plate, the servant would not dare touch the table,*****
> >
> > *because..........*****
> >
> > *The folded napkin meant,*****
> >
> > *'I'm coming back!'*****
> >
> >  ****
> >
> > *He is Coming Back!
> >
> > *****
> >
> > *This is one I can honestly say I have never seen circulating in the
> > emails*
> > ****
> >
> > *so; *****
> >
> > *if it touches you, you may want to forward it.*****
> >
> > ** **
> >
> >
> >
> > --
> >  Thanks, LaDawn
> >
>
>


-- 
Kristina :)

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