Prodigal Son

Prodigal Son

It was when the prodigal son came to himself that he saw that he had sinned. Before this, he had had no conviction of it.There are many who say that they have no real conviction of sin. They look at their life and are unable to discover any crimson sins. Conviction of...
Lost Sheep

Lost Sheep

One evening, before I knew Jesus Christ as my Savior, I was working a trade show in Atlanta, Georgia. At the end of the day I went for a walk. Unfamiliar with the city, I soon found myself alone in a rough part of town. Realizing I was out of my element, I gathered my...
Prodigal Son: Time to Go Home

Prodigal Son: Time to Go Home

I suppose I’ll just shoot straight with him. “Dad, I messed up. You raised me to ‘Honor my father and my mother, that it might go well for me in the land that God has given us.’ I have sinned against heaven and against you. Though I don’t deserve it, please at least...
Loving Father: Waiting and Watching

Loving Father: Waiting and Watching

As I look at the handsome young man who entered the room I think to myself, “I love him!” He takes after his mother, the quick lopsided grin, the sparkle in the eye. He is a sensitive, caring soul and oh!… so strong willed! He has not been himself lately....
Older Brother: Foolish Forgiveness

Older Brother: Foolish Forgiveness

What a day it has been around the family farm! It started out with me thinking my father was acting completely foolishly. He was flippantly throwing around forgiveness, freely offering it to my younger brother who has just returned home after carelessly wasting...
No Contest

No Contest

Jesus Christ is holy. I am not. Jesus Christ is pure. I am not. Jesus Christ is good. I am not. Jesus Christ is sinless. I am not. Jesus Christ is righteous. I am not. Jesus Christ is the sacrifice accepted by God for the sins of the world. I am not (not even for my...