As the world is going through tough economic times, we see and hear people who thought they are secure, losing their security in a moment’s time. Today I read that a father of five kids and with a wonderful wife shot all his family members and finally killed himself after he lost his Job. Over the past few months we heard that many wonderful lives were taken away by this deep depression which is holding many nations in to a shadow of darkness. If you are not careful this fear will grip even you. As our hearts goes to these precious lives, I want to let you know with love this Good news. There are Lots and Lots of Hope for you and me if we see above to the creator of heaven and earth rather than seeing down always to this world and trusting mortal man.
Jesus the eternal Son of God, when he walked in this world used a wonderful parable to emphasize “it is OK to come back to God” in Luke 15:11-21. He said he came to this world to seek and save the Lost, No matter how lost or far away you are from God you can come back to him.
Jesus has promised “whoever comes to me I will never drive away” John 6:37
How we go away from God:
There were two sons for this loving father, the younger son said to his father, I don’t need you any more just give me your blessing I will go away from you and live in my own way. Have you ever said this to God? I don’t need you. I will live my life away from you. Please don’t forget he gave you this life to you.
The young son went away from the father as far he can go and lived a sinful life and spent away all his possessions with friends who ran away from him when he did not have money. Do you feel that you are living life very far away from God? Have you spoiled your soul and life? Do you see people going away from your life because you lost your Job?
Famine came in the Land:
There was a famine in that land and this son was without food and starving for his basic needs. This famine made him to realize that he has a father who is rich and loving. Are you starving for survival my dear friend, Is this famine hitting you hard? Are you concerned about your family’s survival? Do you fear whether your marriage will survive?
Coming back to God:
This young son came to his senses and realized how good it was when he was with his father. Understood that the father is the source for all his blessings.
He confessed to the father that he has sinned and came back to his father. When his father saw him in the distant he ran towards him and gave a big hug and kissed him and restored him.
Luke 15:20 – 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.”
My dear friends this is the only place in the whole Bible it is written that “God Ran”, Jesus expressed how deep he loves his people. Please do not stay back and take wrong choices. The Devil wants to kill and destroy your life. Take one small step to walk towards God; you will be received by God with a great Hug and Kiss.
Do you have questions about coming back to God?
* I am an atheist will God accept me, Yes he will
* When I had everything I rebelled against God, will he accept me. Yes He will
* I am worst sinner will he accept me. Yes He will
* I have mocked and scoffed God always will he accept me. Yes He Will
* I am crook will God accept me. Yes He Will
* I went away from Jesus, will he accept me and help. Yes He Will
My dear beloved he will accept you as you are, just turn back and ask his help, He is your father.
It is OK; it is OK to come back to God! He will restore and rebuild your life.
Jesus said “Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest.” - Matthew 11:28
My heavenly father, I humbly come to you as I am and I confess I have sinned against you. Please forgive me and accept me as your child. I thank you for sending your son Jesus to die for my sins. Help me to live a Holy life. Please come in to my life and help me in these tough situations.
Note: Please contact me if you have any questions or doubts or take help from your local pastor.
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