by PamFord Davis
8/01/2011 / Devotionals
An engraved invitation arrives in my mail and a feeling of expectancy and excitement heightens as I finger each raised letter. A friend, acquaintance or family member is holding a formal event and included me in their guest list; I am honored and pleased. RSVP is required; as common courtesy, I will notify them about my plans to attend and mark my calendar for the red-letter day.
Jesus extends his engraved invitation to you and me. "Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest (Matthew 11:28 NIV)." Has the Lord engraved our names on a linen envelope? No, that would never do! "See, I have engraved you on the palms of my hands (Isaiah 49:16a NIV). I accept His invitation!
Freelance writer of both fiction and non-fiction. Devotionals are her first love in writing. Published articles in Mature Living Magazine, Devotions for the Deaf, The Secret Place, Light from the Word, Coosa Journal and more. Devotions included in Mary HollingsworthÃ¢s The One Year Devotional of Joy and Laughter by Tyndale Publishers.
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