The parable of the prodigal son is really about two lost brothers, and even a prodigal father. It shows us there are at least two ways to be lost.
Joshua Generation, part 11. If you want to finish well in your life, you must live well today. Don’t leave it too late to accept and follow Jesus—it’s too risky. Who we are tomorrow depends on decisions we make today.
Nothing is Hidden
Joshua Generation, part 6. Chapters 7 & 8 are tough and have to be walked through carefully. Through them we see the mercy and grace of God to those that are willing to repent. But we also see the holiness … Continue reading “Nothing is Hidden”
The Word, Repentance and Grace
Jonah, chapter 3. For the most part, Jonah is a story of failure. But in chapter three things improve. Jonah preaches to Nineveh—the capital of the Assyrian empire, which at the time was the world’s largest—and they repent.
Part 5. So much of baptism isn’t actually about us. We’re declaring what Jesus has done: that he has paid the price, set us free, and brought us into new life. We get to be a footnote in his story.
The Determined Rescuer
God isn’t content to leave us in our sin, he’s committed to our rescue and provides for us time and again. God is determined to see us grow, determined to see us blessed and freed from the power of death.
Part 6 of our 2 Corinthians teaching series.