Posts from June 2019

Posts from June 2019

The Way Home, Day 5

Written by Todd Law Luke 8:16 “No one after lighting a lamp covers it with a jar or puts it under a bed, but puts it on a stand, so that those who enter may see the light.” You may have heard this analogy before, but I think it is a good one: Imagine your neighbor’s house is on fire.  After speaking with your neighbor an hour earlier, you know that your…

The Way Home, Day 4

Written by Todd Law The son started his speech: “Father, I’ve sinned against God, I’ve sinned before you; I don’t deserve to be called your son ever again.”  But the father wasn’t listening.                                                                                                                         -Luke 15:21-22 Most of the time we think we know best.  We…

The Way Home, Day 3

Written by Todd Law He got right up and went home to his father.  When he was still a long way off, his father saw him.  His heart pounding, he ran out, embraced him, and kissed him.       -Luke 15:20 God did not sit passively waiting for his child to return.  He was actively anticipating his son’s return.  There was no prepared speech to try to get his son to “learn his…

The Way Home, Day 2

Written by Todd Law I’ll say to him, ‘Father, I’ve sinned against God, I’ve sinned before you; I don’t deserve to be called your son. Take me on as a hired hand.’  -Luke 15:18-19 When the prodigal son returned home, he did not comprehend the father’s unconditional love and his capacity to forgive.  The son did not feel worthy to come home, and he thought his father…