Some people see God as an angry judge just waiting for us to mess up. And then, in contrast, they read how Jesus helped the poor and downtrodden. It can be hard to reconcile these two profiles!
Nobody sets out deliberately to get lost. You just go along making choices until suddenly you look around and wonder how you got here.
Some anecdotes are timeless. They speak to people across generations, across cultures. Let's study Jesus’ parable of the prodigal son.
How do you picture God? Is He a stern dictator, waiting for you to make a wrong move? Or perhaps you see Him as a divine Santa Claus, showering down gifts on the good people.
The parable of the prodigal son is a familiar one. And like the boy in the story, many of us know someone who’s followed after their desires, only to find emptiness and loss as a result. Explore this powerful teaching.
It’s not uncommon to get your affairs in order as you get older. But for a child to ask for their inheritance while their parents are still alive, it’s just not done!
No matter how hard we try to separate ourselves from God, we can’t. Our very breath comes from Him! Delve into the teaching of Jesus and take a refreshing look at the story of the Prodigal Son.
Sometimes we have to go down the wrong road before we come to our senses. Perhaps you have a friend or loved one heading down a destructive path.
Sometimes it’s easy to read the Bible without becoming personally engaged in its stories. Let's talk about the Prodigal Son and offer a realistic picture of what would happen if this event took place today.
We’ve all made a mess of our lives at some point or another. But no matter what poor choices we’ve made, God welcomes us home with open arms.
If you’re a parent, you know what it means to love your son or daughter, even when they make mistakes. Let's look at the unconditional love God has for each of His children.
When someone mistreats us, or someone we love, our instinct is to make them pay for the hurt they’ve caused. An inspirational message of a father's unconditional forgiveness and grace.
The story in the New Testament of the prodigal son isn’t intended to focus solely on the younger brother and his strained relationship with his father.
How could God fully forgive someone who’d spent their entire life doing horrific things? Where’s the justice in that?