"Here I am! I stand at the door and knock. If anyone hears my voice and opens the door, I will
Here pictured, is a God nothing like all the other gods. No menace, no exacting demands, no caprice, no hubris, no vaunted ego. Rather, the king of the universe patiently waiting to be invited into human fellowship. The Creator seeking leave to enter the protection of our household, as if a stranger. What kind of God behaves this way? A God who refuses to dominate by brute strength, but makes himself weak in order to rule by love.