Sunday Selections: Come Messy

From Paul Miller’s, A Praying Life, as quoted on the Of First Importance blog:

“Jesus does not say, ‘Come to me, all you who have learned how to concentrate in prayer, whose minds no longer wander, and I will give you rest.’ No, Jesus opens his arms to his needy children and says, ‘Come to me, all who are weary and heaven-laden, and I will give you rest.’

The criteria for coming to Jesus is messiness. Come overwhelmed with life. Come with your wandering mind. Come messy.”

4 responses to “Sunday Selections: Come Messy”

  1. What a great word! I am not sure I could come any other way.


  2. Relief. I get overwhelmed sometimes, thinking I shouldn’t be so distracted and scattered, that I’ve got to “get it together” before I come. Yeah, it doesn’t say that.

    Thank you.


  3. Sarah Wingard Avatar
    Sarah Wingard

    Thanks Angie! I needed this today.

    Love from Sarah


  4. Catching up on blogs from being out of town all weekend – this was needed today – thanks :).


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