Rev. 22:17 The Spirit and the bride say, “Come.”
And let everyone who hears say, “Come.”
And let everyone who is thirsty come.
Let anyone who wishes take the water of life as a gift.
Here at the very closing verses of the Bible we find this ongoing and continuous invitation to come! The Church and the Holy Spirit are sending out an invitation to come! The invitation is reaching the ears of the needy -- those who are thirsting for the answers to life and they are invited to come. And the water that will quench their thirst is available, if only they will simply come!
Even after all of the plagues and warnings and the threats, there is still an invitation to come. Jesus has declared that he is the first and the last, the Alpha and the Omega, the beginning and the end -- and that he is patient and is waiting for his people to respond. What will it take for us to come?
It is interesting to see here that it is the Spirit and the Bride who…