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<< Tuesday, November 16, 2004 >> St. Margaret of Scotland
St. Gertrude

 
Revelation 3:1-6, 14-22
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Psalm 15 Luke 19:1-10
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JESUS NOW

 
"Today salvation has come to this house." —Luke 19:9
 

Read the seven letters to the churches in chapters two and three of Revelation. At least one of these letters will pierce your heart. How many Christians have lost their first love (Rv 2:4) and become lukewarm! (Rv 3:16) Many, who have deceived themselves into a false sense of security (Rv 3:17), are dead, although they have the reputation of being alive (Rv 3:1). We must wake up, rouse ourselves (Rv 3:2-3), and repent (Rv 3:19).

At this moment, Jesus is saying personally to each one of us: "Here I stand, knocking at the door. If anyone hears Me calling and opens the door, I will enter his house and have supper with him, and he with Me" (Rv 3:20). "Now is the acceptable time! Now is the day of salvation!" (2 Cor 6:2) "Delay not your conversion to the Lord, put it not off from day to day" (Sir 5:8). "Delay not to forsake sins, neglect it not till you are in distress" (Sir 18:21).

We have no reason to assume that we will live another day or, even if we live, have another opportunity to give ourselves to Jesus. We only know that Jesus is knocking at the door now, knocking and calling. Which knock will be His last? When will He stop calling? Give yourself to Jesus immediately.

 
Prayer: Jesus, You gave Your life for me; I give my life for You — right now.
Promise: "The Son of Man has come to search out and save what was lost." —Lk 19:10
Praise: St. Gertrude practiced nuptial mysticism, prayer that led her deeper into a relationship with Jesus the Bridegroom.
 
(For a related teaching, order our tape Accepting Jesus as Lord, Savior, and God on audio AV 43-1 or video V-43.)
 
 
Nihil obstat: Reverend Robert L. Hagedorn, March 30, 2004
Imprimatur: †Most Reverend Carl K. Moeddel, Vicar General and Auxiliary Bishop of the Archdiocese of Cincinnati, April 1, 2004
 
The Nihil obstat and Imprimatur are a declaration that a book or pamphlet is considered to be free from doctrinal or moral error. It is not implied that those who have granted the Nihil obstat and Imprimatur agree with the contents, opinions, or statements expressed.
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