Perhaps you’ve seen Holman Hunt’s painting of Jesus. Stone archway . . .ivy-covered bricks . . Jesus standing before a heavy wooden door.

        It was in a Bible I often held as a young boy. Beneath the painting were the words, “Behold, I stand at the door, and knock: if any man hear my voice, and open the door, I will come in to him.”

        Years later I read about a surprise in the  painting. Holman Hunt had intentionally left out something that only the most careful eye would note as missing. I had not noticed it. When I was told about it I went back and looked. Sure enough, it wasn’t there. There was no doorknob on the door. It could be opened only from the inside. . .
        God comes to your house, steps up to the door, and knocks.
                But it’s up to you to let him in.        
Max Lucado And the Angels were Silent

 

Behold, I stand at the door, and knock: if any man hear my voice, and open the door,  I will come in to him, and will sup with him, and he with me. Revelation 3:20 

 

Trust God for your day…Today

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