Lost sheep

All the tax collectors and sinners were gathering around Jesus to listen to him. 2 The Pharisees and legal experts were grumbling, saying, “This man welcomes sinners and eats with them.” 3 Jesus told them this parable: 4 “Suppose someone among you had one hundred sheep and lost one of them. Wouldn’t he leave the other ninety-nine in the pastureContinue reading “Lost sheep”

Joy in Heaven When the Lost are Found

8“Or what woman having ten silver coins, if she loses one of them, does not light a lamp, sweep the house, and search carefully until she finds it?9When she has found it, she calls together her friends and neighbors, saying, ‘Rejoice with me, for I have found the coin that I had lost.’ 10Just so,Continue reading “Joy in Heaven When the Lost are Found”

Where would you look?

Now all the tax collectors and sinners were coming near to listen to him. And the Pharisees and the scribes were grumbling and saying, “This fellow welcomes sinners and eats with them.” So he told them this parable: “Which one of you, having a hundred sheep and losing one of them, does not leave theContinue reading “Where would you look?”

When God Ran

Almighty God, the great I am Immovable Rock, Omnipotent, Powerful Awesome Lord, Victorious Warrior, Commanding King of Kings Mighty Conqueror and the only time The only time I ever saw Him run Was when, He ran to me, He took me in His arms Held my head to His chest Said, My son’s come homeContinue reading “When God Ran”

The Loving Father

Now all the tax collectors and sinners were coming near to listen to him. And the Pharisees and the scribes were grumbling and saying, “This fellow welcomes sinners and eats with them.” So he told them this parable:  “There was a man who had two sons. The younger of them said to his father, ‘Father,Continue reading “The Loving Father”

How does a sheep repent?

Now all the tax collectors and sinners were coming near to listen to him. And the Pharisees and the scribes were grumbling and saying, “This fellow welcomes sinners and eats with them.” So he told them this parable: “Which one of you, having a hundred sheep and losing one of them, does not leave theContinue reading “How does a sheep repent?”

lost things…

Now all the tax collectors and sinners were coming near to listen to him. And the Pharisees and the scribes were grumbling and saying, “This fellow welcomes sinners and eats with them.” So he told them this parable: “Which one of you, having a hundred sheep and losing one of them, does not leave the ninetyContinue reading “lost things…”

Young son, Old son, a Father on the run…

This post is a little early because this text is not until later next month in the lectionary. But this is one of my favorite biblical stories and a parable and is after misunderstood, so it plays well into a blog I follow called the synchroblog. This months theme is “August Synchroblog – Parables: SmallContinue reading “Young son, Old son, a Father on the run…”

Prodigal God by Timothy Keller ~ Book Review

Timothy Keller does a supurb job of unlocking the understanding of the Christian faith through his look at a well known parable of Jesus. The Prodigal God looks at the parable told by Jesus in Chapter 15 of the gospel according to Luke.  It is a wonderful story that I have read many books onContinue reading “Prodigal God by Timothy Keller ~ Book Review”