DOOR!

“Behold, I stand at the door and knock” (Revelation 3:20).

The door indicates the entrance of a house. In some houses, a tiny lens will be fixed on the door to identify who stands outside the entrance. Dear children of God, Jesus is knocking at the doors of your house. What a great blessing, accepting Him inside will bring!

When Jesus Christ was in this world, a family in Bethany invited Him into their home. The Scripture says that a certain woman named Martha welcomed Him into her house (Luke 10:38). Miracles will definitely happen in whichever home Jesus visits. When Jesus comes in, peace and joy will also accompany Him.

It is a small family with Martha, Mary and Lazarus as members. Their parents might have passed away earlier. God Himself was the father of that family. When Lazarus died, Jesus came there and made Lazarus come back with life. When Jesus comes to your home, He will definitely make all those who are dead in iniquities and sins to rise with life. There will be a great deliverance in Spirit.

Another home in which Jesus Christ entered is that of Zacchaeus. He was a sinner. His house was filled with illegal earnings. God knocked on the doors of Zacchaeus' heart. He said, "Zacchaeus, make haste and come down, for today I must stay at your house" (Luke 19:5). When God wished to dwell in his home, Zacchaeus came forward to restore fourfold, taken from others by false accusations. On that day came the Salvation to that home.

The Scripture says, “If we say that we have no sin, we deceive ourselves, and the truth is not in us” (1 John 1:8). When you confess your sins, He will forgive all our sins and save you. “Believe on the Lord Jesus Christ, and you will be saved, you and your household” (Acts 16:31).

Another house which Jesus visited was that of Jairus'. He was one of the rulers of the synagogue. His child was dead and so, the noise of crying was heard from his house. All the sorrow which had filled his home turned into joy once Jesus entered. The reason is that, holding the dead child's hand He said: "Little girl, I say to you, arise" (Mark 5:41) and the girl was back to life. Dear children of God, let your home be not a God visiting one but let it be a God eternally dwelling one. Will you open the door and invite Jesus who is knocking the doors, inside?

To meditate: “But they constrained Him, saying, “Abide with us, for it is toward evening, and the day is far spent.” And He went in to stay with them” (Luke 24:29).