Observations Of A Prodigal #5

“So he returned home to his father. And while he was still a long way off, his father saw him coming. Filled with love and compassion, he ran to his son, embraced him, and kissed him. Luke 15:20   Sin’s A Domino! Sin affects in many ways. We sin against God and man at the same time. Even if we don’t directly sin against man, … Continue reading Observations Of A Prodigal #5

Observations Of A Prodigal #2

 And not many days later, the younger son gathered everything together…Luke 15:13 Making plans? So how was it knowing that he would be the one leaving the household?  It would take his dad a little while to collect the money because things are usually sold after one dies, not before, to distribute the inheritance. I’m wondering what life was like for the son while he … Continue reading Observations Of A Prodigal #2

Observations Of A Prodigal #1

The younger of them said to his father, ‘Father, give me the share of the estate that falls to me.’ Luke 15:12 Many of us would never think to just go to our dads and demand from them our share of the inheritance. I mean, inheritance is simply an after death issue. When I read the story of the prodigal, I see a couple of … Continue reading Observations Of A Prodigal #1

Devotionals For Leaders: Garden Of Weeds

…our old man was crucified with Him, that the body of sin might be done away with, that we should no longer be slaves of sin. —Romans 6:6 Sin is not something we can manage. Try as we may to maintain it, sin will grow like a weed in a garden and that weed must be plucked out, killed, destroyed, lest it take over. We … Continue reading Devotionals For Leaders: Garden Of Weeds

Ephesians 4:17-24 Day 4 Lent

17 With the Lord’s authority I say this: Live no longer as the Gentiles do, for they are hopelessly confused. 18 Their minds are full of darkness; they wander far from the life God gives because they have closed their minds and hardened their hearts against him.19 They have no sense of shame. They live for lustful pleasure and eagerly practice every kind of impurity. 20 But that isn’t … Continue reading Ephesians 4:17-24 Day 4 Lent