THE STORY OF JESUS: John 1:35-42
“‘Come,’ he replied, ‘and you will see.'” (John 1:39)
One thing I notice about Jesus is that He doesn’t make it easy.
He doesn’t smother these eager potential disciples.
He doesn’t win them over with charm and wisdom.
He invites them to keep checking Him out, to keep following.
Andrew spent the day with Jesus (v.39), and became convinced.
Discovering Jesus is not something that we do before we follow Him.
We get to know Jesus as we follow Him, as we experience life with Him.
For many this is frustrating; we want Jesus to prove Himself first.
If we want to know Jesus, we have to spend time with Him.
Jesus is invisible to us, but He is still here with us.
What if we spent the day with Him, as we go through our day?
What if we reached out to Him in prayer, and allowed Him to be involved.
His Spirit will speak to us, will warn or encourage or direct us.
But if we don’t first come to Him, we will not see it.
What do you sense the Lord saying to you?
Lord, unless I include You in my day, I will not see You in my day. Help me to see that I need to come to You if I want to experience You.