This has always been one of my favorite pictures. I like it so much that I have a print of it hanging in my living room. The picture doesn’t draw a lot of attention, but its presence is always there – quietly yearning, seeking, wondering, hoping, promising…
We all have that same need – to know and to understand. Jesus encouraged people to ask questions and search for the truth. Only someone who does not have anything to hide will encourage questions. In the Islam faith, people are told not to ask questions. It is considered blasphemy. But the truth has nothing to hide. Love encourages dialogue and understanding.
“Come and see,” was Phillip’s answer to Nathaniel’s question in John 1:46.
“Can anything good come out of Nazareth?” Nathaniel had asked Phillip, when Phillip said he had found the One whom Moses had written about in the Law.
The answer: Come and see for yourself.
Matthew 7:7-12 ~ Keep Asking, Searching, Knocking