To “come” is the hardest and easiest task any human will ever have. Coming to Christ means relinquishing pride. He is the only deity that requires that of His followers. The other so called deities say, “Bring me your works, and we’ll see if they’re acceptable.” Only the true God offers Himself on behalf of His followers. Note how clearly the following verses convey this glorious truth.
“O come, let us worship and bow down: let us kneel before the Lord our maker” (Psalm 95:6). All men need to worship God in reverence. Believers need to sing praise to Him. “O come, let us sing unto the Lord: let us make a joyful noise to the rock of our salvation” (Psalm 95:1). The Lord Jesus gave a universal invitation, “Come unto me, all ye that labour and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you, and learn of me; for I am meek and lowly in heart: and ye shall find rest unto your souls” (Matthew 11:28–29). Only the Lord Jesus can give rest to the soul. “I am the bread of life: he that cometh to me shall never hunger” (John 6:35). “And the Spirit and the bride say, Come. And let him that heareth say, Come. And let him that is athirst come. And whosoever will, let him take the water of life freely” (Revelation 22:17).
GOLDEN THOUGHT: Jesus says, “Come unto me.”
[Excerpt adapted from Wonderful Words by Stewart Custer (January 27 reading).]