Stephen Johnson (California)
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While he was still a long way off, his father saw him and was filled with compassion for him; he ran to his son, threw his arms around him and kissed him. - Luke 15:20 (NIV)
I have been in the prodigal son’s shoes. I have experienced moments of regret and remorse and have humbly stumbled home.
When reading this parable, I have always paid more attention to the prodigal son and have missed the wonderful, life-changing focus of the passage: God’s love. Just like the...
Today, I will not allow my past to block my view of God’s love.
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I join many of those who will pray for you as you seek to discern what you are called to be at this moment. May God grant you the courage to fulfill that calling. May we all open our eyes and see the misery, open our ears and hear the cries of God’s people, and, like God through the Lord Jesus Christ, be incarnate amongst them.”
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