No Place Like Home
Jesus is rejected in his hometown.
None needed but you could use a No Place Like Home Poster
Jesus said to them, "Surely you will quote this proverb to me: ‘Physician, heal yourself!’ And you will tell me, ‘Do here in your hometown what we have heard that you did in Capernaum.’ Truly I tell you," he continued, "no prophet is accepted in his hometown." Luke 4:23-24 (NIV)
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Have you ever seen a picture like this one hanging in someone's home? (Hold up the wall poster.) It is their way of saying that their home is a warm and welcoming place to be. A place where they are happy.
The home has been a favorite subject of authors, poets, and songwriters since the beginning of time. Here are some examples:
Over a hundred fifty years ago, John Howard Payne wrote a song called "Home Sweet Home." The song ends with these words:
Sweet, sweet home!
There's no place like home,
There's no place like home!
Here are some other famous quotations about home:
- "There's nothing half so pleasant as coming home again." Margaret Elizabeth Sangster