Monthly Archives: July 2015

We are the prodigal: beautiful feet

“But the father said to his servants, ‘Quick! Bring the best robe and put it on him. Put a ring on his finger and sandals on his feet. Bring the fattened calf and kill it. Let’s have a feast and … Continue reading

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We are the prodigal: The role of the father

The last role in the parable of the prodigal for us to explore is the father’s role. The parable of the prodigal defines and illustrates God’s love for us. 2 Corinthians 5:17 tells us “Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, the … Continue reading

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We are the prodigal: Rejecting the idol of envy

There are three characters in the parable of the prodigal son. The wayward son, the father who welcomes him home, and the older brother who stayed at home and tended to his father and the family business while his brother … Continue reading

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We are the prodigal: Welcome Home!

The parable of the prodigal (lost) son is found in Luke 15:11-32. The parable is about a father who has two sons. The older son stays home and tends to his father’s farm. The younger son leaves home with his inheritance … Continue reading

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God gives us fresh revelations of Himself through our trials and afflictions

We’ve spent June with Jeremiah and just wrapped up July with Jude. Before we launch into the August series, let’s spend the last few days of July focusing on how God strengthens us during challenging times. “But no one says, … Continue reading

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Weekend weave: Lean heavily on Him

When challenges present themselves do you try to solve the problem yourself, or find someone to help you? Do you know what the Bible says we should do? Immediately call on the God who promises to save us. Charles Spurgeon … Continue reading

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Jude: who introduced you to Jesus?

Be merciful to those who doubt;  save others by snatching them from the fire; to others show mercy, mixed with fear—hating even the clothing stained by corrupted flesh. (Jude 1:22) As Christians we know Jesus. We have a relationship with … Continue reading

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