Gospel Invitation Without Restriction
Isaiah 55:1-13
Ho, every one that thirsts, come you to the waters, and he that has no money; come you, buy, and eat…

Man may erect his barriers around that fountain, God erects none. It is not, Come by laboured preparation — by penance and fasting, by pilgrimage and mortification, It is not, "Come" — but you must come by dogma and rubric, by sect and shibboleth. Neither is it, "Come" — but you must come with some golden or jewelled bucket to fetch up the water; you must come like Naaman of old, laden with, costly offerings, talents of silver and gold, and changes of raiment. But, "Come, just as you are, without money and without price;" without distinction, whether natural or spiritual, of class or rank or caste, birth or blood or pedigree. "Come," though you may have but. an earthen pitcher to draw with; "come," though you can only lave up the water in the rough palm of your hands.

(J. R. Macduff, D. D.)

Parallel Verses
KJV: Ho, every one that thirsteth, come ye to the waters, and he that hath no money; come ye, buy, and eat; yea, come, buy wine and milk without money and without price.

WEB: "Come, everyone who thirsts, to the waters! Come, he who has no money, buy, and eat! Yes, come, buy wine and milk without money and without price.

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