In Matthew 11:28 Jesus says, "come to me." Why? Because he wants us to know & see the source of comfort. The source of peace. The source of strength. The source of gain. The source of power.
If God did not address himself as the source in which we are to go, we would still remain in the broken pieces of ourselves. From this life. From much pain. From our past. From our mistakes. Yet, Christ says, "come to me." Of coarse he knows or condition whether holy or venomous. However, the invitation of Christ does not depend on our condition but in our coming. In the movement of our hearts marching toward the source of the one who makes All things new.
In Matthew 14:28-29 it says, "Peter called to him, "Lord, if it's really you, tell me to come to you, walking on the water." "Yes, come," Jesus said."
Now, Peter knew & learned that whatever Jesus said, it would occur. After all, they all witnessed such miracles & wonders.
Noticed that it wasn't only the presence of Christ that brought this miracle so Peter can walk on water, but when Christ said, "come." & so even our coming to Christ can bring upon such miracles. The sea represents life. Although at times we may feel as though we are walking on water but there are also great moments where storms & the waters rise. We too like Peter, have sank. But even though Christ already knew that Peter would sink, he still called him to, "come."
In Mark 1:17 "Jesus called out to them, "Come, follow me, and I will show you how to fish for people!"
Not only does Christ calls us to have a relationship with him, but so that we can also lead others to develop a relationship with Christ as well. A Fisher wants to catch the must he possibly can. Does not Christ want us to do the same with those in the sea of disbelief?
throughout the Bible, God chose & rose up men & women so that his plan will continue to advance. His plan of capturing. His plan of saving. Yet, he invites Soul-Fishers who will take this challenge with the strategy of God.
There is a purpose in why Christ tells us to, "come." Whether it be for a miracle or a soul, we should yield to his invitation
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