Come and See

Open Up Room for Jesus

Imagine yourself exploring an old house. You come to an unusual room. From the size of the house, you’re sure there must be something else beyond the room, but you can’t see any doors. Could there be any hidden ones? You run your hands along the walls until you feel a little crack running up and down one of them. You push, and it gives just a little. So you push a little harder, and this time a secret door swings open! Now you have a whole new passageway to explore!
Our hearts can be like that room. Often we aren’t really aware of why we think the things we think or do the things we do. It’s because we haven’t taken the time or made the effort to examine ourselves. But if we look for them, we can find “cracks” in the walls of our hearts and minds. We can push on the “cracks” to see if they open some part of us that has been hidden inside. Not everyone is willing to quiet the noise around them—and inside them—so they can examine their hearts. But it is how we can become much more real in our relationship with Jesus.
So what can you and I do? Well, one important thing is to look back on our day and consider how it went. Here are some questions I can ask myself that just might open up a "crack" in my heart:?

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