We cringe when we hear about the heir who inherited a fortune and squandered it all, or the person who was entrusted to carry on a famous legacy, only to soil the family name in disgrace. Sometimes people can literally be surrounded by things that others only dream of, yet fail to do anything worthwhile with them. Today we see a young man who grew up in the presence of God’s covenant promises, but he chose to mock it and walk away from it all.
Encounters With Jesus
Thousands of people encountered Jesus as He walked on this earth. Some scorned and rejected Him. Others received His message and believed in Him. But this much is certain — no one who encountered Him walked away unaffected. What about you? How is your life different because of an encounter with Jesus?