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.
We enjoy celebrating special occasions and accomplishments, such as anniversaries, graduations, and weddings. But what about when someone repents and comes home?
For the person who’s messed up big time in life, God’s grace provides relief and forgiveness. But what about the person who hasn’t made any major mistakes and has done everything to abide by the rules?
How could God fully forgive someone who’d spent their entire life doing horrific things? Where’s the justice in that?
God loves us, not because of what we do, but in spite of it! Let's talk about the parable of the prodigal son, and discover a perspective you’ve likely never considered.
Some people hear of God’s unconditional love and think it gives them license to live as they please, because God will forgive them no matter what they do. God will love us no matter what, but the consequences of poor choices still remain.
As followers of God, we’re not only called to receive grace, but to extend it to others, as well.
It’s a lot easier to see someone else’s faults, than to spot our own. Let's continue an in-depth study on the parable of the prodigal son.
After a while, church attendance can become routine and predictable, just another obligation in our week. A refreshing conversation about our tendency to get lost in the activities, and miss out on a relationship with God.
Salvation is a free gift to those who believe in Jesus Christ. But when we begin trying to earn God’s favor, our attitude changes from being a son or daughter of the King, to being an employee doing a day’s work.
Christmas is far more than colorful packages and bows. It’s a reminder of God’s grace toward all mankind. Let's begin a new miniseries from the book of Titus.