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!
With God all things are possible! Published articles in Mature Living Magazine, Secret Place, Daily Devotionals for the Deaf, Light from the Word Daily Devotional. Available now in book store: FORGET-ME-NOT DAILY DEVOTIONAL http:/ebooks.faithwriters.com/ebook-details.php?id=520