Andrew, Simon Peter’s brother, was one of the two who heard what John had said and who had followed Jesus. The first thing Andrew did was to find his brother Simon and tell him, “We have found the Messiah” (that is, the Christ). And he brought him to Jesus.
What did you recently discover that you just couldn’t keep to yourself? A new product? A great book? A tasty recipe? A cool diner? A fun vacation spot? A crazy Internet sale? What was it that had you posting, tweeting, and texting to all your friends?
Do you ever get that excited about Jesus?
When Andrew heard about Jesus he couldn’t contain himself. The first thing he did was to tell his brother Simon Peter. He knew that Jesus was the Messiah — the One they had been waiting for — the Life-Changer! He not only told Peter about Jesus, he brought Peter to Jesus. Let’s follow Andrew’s example — the person who couldn’t keep Jesus to himself.
Father, help me to be so excited and thankful for my relationship with Jesus that I can’t keep Him to myself. In His name. Amen.