"Behold, I stand at the door and knock. If anyone hears my voice and opens the door, I will come in to him and dine with him, and he with Me."
(REVELATION 3:20, NKJV)
If we open the door at His knocking, He promises to have fellowship with us as He had fellowship with His disciples. A large part of Jesus’ time with His friends was spent in table fellowship over a meal, so much so that His critics called Him a glutton and a drunkard. In His parables, Jesus describes the Kingdom of God as being like a great banquet (Luke 14).
We are promised a foretaste of this Great Banquet when we open the door of our hearts to Him. The fact that God Himself wants to have this close intimacy with us is staggering. Many of us will remember the thrill of encountering the Lord in this way when we first opened our hearts to Him. May we never lose the immediacy of that close fellowship even as time goes on.
WE EASILY RELAPSE INTO A COOLER, FORMAL ROUTINE PRAYING AND BIBLE READING. LUKEWARMNESS, JESUS SAYS, MAKES HIM FEEL SICK! SO LET'S OPEN THAT DOOR AFRESH!
Bible In A Year
- 1 Chronicles 18-19
- Psalm 2
- Matthew 1-2