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Dec 03 2013

Hopeful: Devotions to Our God in the Manger: A Knock

Original post at http://tbolto.wordpress.com/2013/12/03/devotions-to-our-god-in-the-manger-a-knock/


A D V E N T   2 0 1 3:   D E V O T I O N S   T O   O U R    G O D   I N   T H E   M A N G E R

Jesus

Week 1                            Stay Awake

                               A Knock

This week, I too have heard Jesus at the door,

knocking,

and the vibrations have tingled often in my chest,

and I have been aware, awake,

and I come to the door alive.

Whom do I see?

My neighbor is there, seeking missing mail;

lonely?

Urban camper friends come, seeking

bus passes and warmth;

cold and lonely?

A young boy comes a calling,

seeking a small job to earn some bread;

ragged and lonely?

Christ is alive in my community,

as He was in Christmas past.

Christ is alive and He knocks on my door.

I am anxious now for a final Advent,

for all thing new, but today He lives at my door.

(c) Tom Bolton, 2 December, 2013, Cathedral Square


Tagged: Advent, Rev 21:5, Rev 3:20

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