Finding Peace - Full - FlippingBook - November 2017

173 ◄ Previous Page Home Chapter Index Next Page ► Chapter 18 The Ultimate Invitation God holds out many gracious invitations to His children. Each of these invitations originates in an aching Heart that longs to heal the separation that has been caused by sin. As our infinitely kind Friend, God longs for us, as individuals, to draw nearer to Him, that we might find rest in His shadow, that He might cover us with His soft and warm feathers, and that we might feel loved, comforted and absolutely secure beneath His wings. With a heart that has suffered infinitely more than any heart has suffered, God yearns for a very special closeness with each one of us, and this intense yearning lies behind every one of His invitations. This being the case, we may find great encouragement knowing that . . . The way to the throne of God is always open . You cannot always be on your knees in prayer, but your silent petitions may constantly