Tag Archives: prodigal son

Where grace meets disgrace

And so Jesus also suffered outside the city gate to make the people holy through his own blood. Let us, then, go to him outside the camp, bearing the disgrace he bore. Hebrews 13:12-13 What happened? According to this verse there is something disgraceful … Continue reading

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Welcome home; all is forgiven

I have some really good news for everyone today It’s not just good news; it’s preposterously Good News. It’s an Old Testament statement of a New Testament reality. (You see, God’s been at this for a long time.) “I, the … Continue reading

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The gracious heart of a father

It was one of those times when parents worry. Chandler hadn’t checked in; I didn’t know where he was or when he was coming back; and it appeared that his phone was down. I don’t care how strong your faith … Continue reading

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Welcome mat

When he finally came to his senses, he said to himself, “At home even the hired men have food enough to spare, and here I am, dying of hunger! I will go home to my father….” (Luke 15:17-18)  Most of … Continue reading

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