“Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you.” (Matthew 7:7)
The message of the gospel is for each and every one of us. Jesus points out in the gospel of Matthew that even a good earthly father gives his children what they need. How much more, then, will our heavenly Father show his love for us when we ask, seek, and knock? God the Father’s perfect love is available to us all the time!
As Christ’s representatives here on this earth, we are called to share God’s love with everyone we meet. We are called to invite others into community with us and with God, our heavenly Father who loves us more than we can possibly imagine.
If you are part of a Christian community, you are called to invite others in and to share the love that you are a part of with others. Christian community is never full and is never closed. It is always open and expanding to share God’s love with others. Though our love may have limits, God’s love never is never limited!
Father, move us to seek community in all of its positive forms, and gather around each one of us a community to belong to. For Jesus’ sake, Amen.