While many choices you make throughout the day are inconsequential, others have the capacity to change your life. Perhaps you’re facing some major decisions right now.
Redemption is not a term you hear every day. To be redeemed means you are freed from captivity, released from blame and debt. What chains are holding you back? Freedom can be yours!
Temptation is like a fire . . . if you don’t touch it, you won’t get burned. But it isn’t easy to turn our backs on those things that entice us!
Compromise is a slippery slope. One small infraction leads to another and another . . . and pretty soon you’re compromising everything you once held dear. Feel caught in the trap of a few poor choices in your life?
Growing up, your mother always said to choose your friends wisely. And when you became a parent . . . you remind your kids to do the very same thing.
When you accept God’s love, grace permeates your life and changes you. Let's look at the account of Zacchaeus.
No matter how hard we try, we can’t be all good all the time. Is that where God rescues us? A little faith in a great God makes all the difference!
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.
As parents, we try to distribute love to our children equally. No child gets special favor. But it’s not always easy! Let's reflect on a family relationship described by Jesus, and commonly known as the parable of the prodigal son.