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.
The Father’s Love
We all have different memories of our father… for some people, those memories bring great joy. For others, they bring tremendous pain. But even though none of our earthly fathers were perfect, we have a heavenly Father who loves us with an everlasting love, regardless of who we are. Do you know this Father’s love?