what they hold dear

For us to be a beautiful example of what His love looks like, it will cost us something. But, like everything else we do for our Heavenly Father, when we surrender our time and plans, we wind up getting way more than we give.

masterpiece

 “For we are God's masterpiece. He has created us anew in Christ Jesus, so we can do the good things He planned for us long ago.”—Ephesians 2:10

seek first

When we take a moment to seek the King, His people and priorities, we experience the Kingdom. This illustration was done by Beth Rinke.

grateful

grateful…

for a Heavenly Father, who loves me. Though it’s too good to imagine, it’s true. I am (we are) loved with undeserving, but unfailing love.

waiting...

"Give our Lord the benefit of believing that His hand is leading you, and accept the anxiety of feeling yourself in suspense and incomplete.” -Teilhard de Chardin

Somebody's praying

“Christ Jesus, who died — more that that, who was raised to life — is at the right hand of God and is also interceding for us.” - Romans 8:34

prodigal

Regardless of who we are, what we have done or where we are right now, we can turn to our Father and He will lovingly take us back.

This is the 3rd of 5 posts about the characters in Luke 15.

a shepherd

Just like a shepherd would chase after one lost sheep, so The King of kings was chasing after them.

This is the 2nd of 5 blogs about Luke 15.

pharisees

Everybody loves to take a shot at the Pharisees, but if Jesus came and sought out the notorious sinners of our day...wouldn't we wonder?

This is the 1st blog of 5 on characters in Luke 15.