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“Behold, I stand at the door and knock. If anyone hears My voice and opens the door, I will come in to him and dine with him, and he with Me.” Revelation 3:20 NKJV

What a beautiful verse! Jesus declares His desire to be your Savior and friend. This verse comes at the end of Christ’s rebuke of the Church of the Laodiceans. This church had great material wealth; all their physical needs were satisfied.

But, by placing their faith in material comforts, they had grown lukewarm in their spiritual pursuits. They thought they had need of nothing, but Jesus said they were “wretched, miserable, poor, blind, and naked.”

I fear that the state of the church of the Laodiceans has become the standard for most churches in America. We are so blessed with material things that we become slaves to our own comfort and convenience; thus, we become lukewarm to the things of God.

My prayer for our church is that we never become complacent about the things of God, that we always have a hunger for His Word, and that our greatest personal comfort comes from being in the presence of the Holy Spirit.

Brother Greg

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