QOTD: Dale Allison on Dining with Jesus
For the disciples of Jesus, every meal, and not only the last one, had deep eschatological significance. Every meal with Jesus was a salvation meal, an anticipation of the final feast. At each meal he was the host, as he would be at the consummation.
W. D. Davies and Dale C. Allison Jr, Matthew 1–7, vol. 1 (New York: T&T Clark, 2004), 610. ↩