They always seem to come in twos and want to give me something to read. I don’t fault their ambition, but I do think they have been insensitive. I mean, we’ve said “No thanks” at least three times now and told them we’re Christians, even that I’m a church leader, “but still they come” (War of the Worlds reference was an afterthought here, honest).
Jesus gives me hope (every single day in fact), and it’s a hope I want to share with others. After all, someone had to tell me about him to experience that hope myself. The thing is though I’m uncomfortable with cramming that in anyone’s face, particularly on their own doorstep. If they say “No thanks”, at least you’ve tried right? Why keep knocking when you know they aren’t interested?
Here I am! I stand at the door and knock. If anyone hears my voice and opens the door, I will come in and eat with that person, and they with me. (Jesus)
I wonder if you’ve heard that Jesus is knocking, wanting to be known to us. How will you respond? It’s our choice to let him in. We may not want the door knocking faith groups to come in, and in many ways I’d agree with you, but Jesus is one guest you may want to open the door to…