We’ve been looking at Luke 15 and the three parables. It’s been a great challenge as we’ve primarily considered the wrong response of the Elder son. (check out Will’s blog)
Today, as we gathered at the Lord’s Table, I was reminded how much God values every ONE. The shepherd left 99 and looked for ONE. The lady set 9 coins in a safe place and looked for the ONE.
As everyone took the bread and the cup, we were reminded He died for me! He didn’t just die for the world…He died for this ONE.
As we hit the streets this week for Mission: Winston-Salem we are reminded that every person we meet will be like the valued sheep and treasured coin…He values every ONE.
Oh Father, expose the self-righteous attitudes hidden in my Elder brother heart and give me the passion to pursue the ONE that You are looking for…