Luke 15:11-24 Jesus continued: “There was a man who had two sons. 12 The younger one said to his father, ‘Father, give me my share of the estate.’ So he divided his property between them.
13 “Not long after that, the younger son got together all he had, set off for a distant country and there squandered his wealth in wild living.14 After he had spent everything, there was a severe famine in that whole country, and he began to be in need. 15 So he went and hired himself out to a citizen of that country, who sent him to his fields to feed pigs. 16 He longed to fill his stomach with the pods that the pigs were eating, but no one gave him anything.
17 “When he came to his senses, he said, ‘How many of my father’s hired servants have food to spare, and here I am starving to death! 18 I will set out and go back to my father and say to him: Father, I have sinned against heaven and against you. 19 I am no longer worthy to be called your son; make me like one of your hired servants.’ 20 So he got up and went to his father.
“But while he was still a long way off, his father saw him and was filled with compassion for him; he ran to his son, threw his arms around him and kissed him.
21 “The son said to him, ‘Father, I have sinned against heaven and against you. I am no longer worthy to be called your son.’
22 “But the father said to his servants, ‘Quick! Bring the best robe and put it on him. Put a ring on his finger and sandals on his feet. 23 Bring the fattened calf and kill it. Let’s have a feast and celebrate. 24 For this son of mine was dead and is alive again; he was lost and is found.’ So they began to celebrate.
Tired of being wounded, bruised and batter by the troubles of the world? Tired of running in circles and spinning your wheels? Tired of hanging with people who are of no benefit to you? Are you tired of slopping hogs? Are you tired of eating satan's food of lies and deception, are you tired of lying in his bed of filth, guilt and shame? Are you tired of transacting business for him? Are you tired of being in lack when abundance is available to you through Christ Jesus?
Are you tired of running from God and blaming him for the mess you have made of your life? Are you ready to come back to Jesus? Do you hear the Lord calling your name?
Hebrew 3:15-Today, if you will hear His voice, do not harden your hearts as in the rebellion.
Today, if you have left your relationship with God in exchange for the pleasures of this world, the Lord has summon you back home. Yes, it is time to come home.
This text is a picture of God's "LOVE" for sinners. Someone we all either once were or still are.
God has sent forth a bulletin that clearly states "I LOVE YOU AND WILL TAKE YOU BACK."
The question to be answered is "are you willing to come back to Jesus?" Is the world and all it's pleasure worth your soul?
God has a robe He wants to wrap around you, a ring to put on your finger to show your relationship to the Father, shoes for your feet and a fattened calf to celebrate your return home back to the Father.
Luke 15:7-In the same way, I tell you that there will be more joy in heaven over one sinner who repents than over ninety-nine righteous ones who do not need to repent.
Regardless of where you may be spiritually on today. It does not matter how far you have gone is sin or even how deep you may be in it now, the Lord our God has summon you back home.
I know that you have heard the clarion call for you to return home to the Father. I urge you to do it while it is yet day. While the blood is still running warm in your body.
Today is the day! The call from God to you has been made.
What will be your response to God on today? Will you come running down the road to the Father who awaits you with arms open wide? Will you do it?
James 4:14-You do not know what tomorrow will bring. What is your life? You are a mist that appears for a little while and then vanishes.
God is looking down the road and awaiting your arrival.
Young lady, young man, boys and girls, you are being summon back home to God the Father on today. Will you answer the call?
Seek the Lord while He may be found! Call upon Him while He is near.