There’s nothing quite like hearing a familiar story in a new way. This is the first part of a special presentation of Jesus’ parable of the prodigal son.
What does it mean to become a follower of God? What are the requirements? Following a stringent list of rules? Well, the answer might surprise you.
When someone has hurt us, we’re wary about extending forgiveness too quickly. We put the relationship on hold until we can be certain we’re ready to move ahead. God welcomes all sinners with open arms, no matter how far we’ve strayed.
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.
Some anecdotes are timeless. They speak to people across generations, across cultures. Let's study Jesus’ parable of the prodigal son.
It’s not easy to keep our focus on God in a materialistic world screaming for our attention and devotion. Perhaps you’ve lost focus on God’s plan in the daily-ness of life.
Music has the power to lift your spirits and get you through a difficult day. It often helps us express emotions we can’t put into words. Take a look at the Psalms. The benefits of studying these poetic passages are a lot like the power of music in our lives.
When times are tough and the light at the end of the tunnel is dim, people tend to make deals with God. Bargaining, if God gets them through it then they will . . . fill in the blank.
If you take an honest look at your life, would you recognize issues, ambitions . . . even people . . . who have taken the place of God?
Sometimes we think of Christianity as a bunch of rules and regulations . . . do this, don’t do that and if you stay on track, you’ll earn a place in heaven. But God wants so much more from us than a performance! Revitalize your walk with God.
Whether you’re in the workplace or managing a family at home, treat yourself to a break in your day.