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...
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