Back in to the fold

God’s grace and resplendence

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The will of God will never take you,
Where the grace of God cannot support you.
Where the arms of God cannot support you,
Where the riches of God cannot supply your needs,
Where the power of God cannot endow you.
Bernadette Devlin

When doing life, we have a tendency to drift from the grace of God;Eversoslightly, moving further and further away. Coming back to the heart of worship is a task when have a skewed understanding of God’s charachter which invariably leads to how we deal with the fallout.

(Luke 15:18-20) I will arise and go to my father and say to him, “Father, I have sinned against heaven and before you. 19 I am no longer worthy to be called your son. Treat me as one of your hired servants.” 20 And he arose and came to his father. But while he was still a long way off, his father saw him and felt compassion and ran and embraced him and kissed him ESV

Our God is a loving God, it is not in His character to let us wallow in our sorrow, that we should become empathetic and fall to a spirit of condemnation.

Rather, We are to Acknowledge our wrong-doing, Be remorseful for grieving the Holy Spirit, but, Do not get stuck there (Repent): (Luke 15:9-10) 9 When she finds it, she calls her woman friends and neighbors together saying, “Rejoice with me, because I have found the silver coin I lost!” 10 I tell you in the same way, there is joy in the presence of God’s angels over a sinner who repents. But forever remain focused on His splendor

He pursues us when we move away : (Luke 15:4-6) 4″ What man among you, who has 100 sheep, and loses one of them, does not leave the 99 in the open field and go after the lost one until he finds it? 5 When he has found it, he joyfully puts it on his shoulders, 6 and coming hone, he call his friends and neighbors together, saying to them, ‘Rejoice with me, because I have found my lost sheep.
RESTORATION:

(Jn 10:3) The doorkeeper opens it for him, the sheep hear his voice. He call his own sheep by name and leads them out. 4 When he has brought all of his own outside, he goes ahead of them. The sheep follow him because they recognize his voice

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