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.
God Who? Loved What?
John 3:16 is a significant passage for everyone. Do you understand it the way it was originally intended, or has the original meaning been lost to modern cultural and social thinking? Do you believe the same thing that Christians from the first century did?