“Let him who thirsts come. Whoever desires, let him take the water of life freely.” Revelation 22:17
If there be a sense of sin and lack of spiritual blessings and a willingness to be saved by grace, though you know not it is by Christ’s secret power that makes you willing — yet being athirst and willing, you are invited. Do not puzzle and perplex yourself with such questions as these: “Am I elected? Have I a right? Am I prepared?” But come upon the invitation and take pardon, peace, righteousness, and every gospel blessing, as free gifts to the needy.
If one ready to perish with hunger and thirst were invited to a feast, and assured of a welcome, and he should hesitate, inquiring, “Have I a right? Am I worthy?” would it not seem preposterous in him thus to demur, when his necessities were pressing upon him and a plentiful table before him? The weary, the hungry, the thirsty, the guilty, the worthless, the vilest, are invited to believe on Jesus, who came only to save sinners and has assured them, in His word, that they who thus come to Him shall in no wise be cast out. Jesus never yet cast out one, nor will He cast out you. Go to Him and try.
Devotion by Karl Heinrich von Bogatzky (1690—1774)
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to give a reason for the Hope that you have (1 Peter 3:15). When you can’t share the gospel with your words, share it by leaving tracts that tell people about God's grace.
When leaving a tract, always be diligent to pray about the short gospel message. Pray that it be found by someone who is in need of Jesus’ saving grace, and pray that the person will have a tender heart and open ears to receive the gift Jesus desires to give them.
By the power of the Holy Spirit, even a small tract can help in turning a broken sinner from darkness to light.
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