For years, I believed exactly what Christine Caine’s quote says: God can do in a second what you have been unable to do alone for years. But it only led me away from Christ.
The story of the Prodigal Son is a clear promise that God will restore the wasted years. It’s my favorite story in the whole Book, because we are so clearly able to see God running toward us with messy grace. Check out this #ThrowbackThursday clip!
Because the sinless Savior died
My sinful soul is counted free
For God the just is satisfied
To look on Him and pardon me.
Reading a book about a friend who lost her mom to suicide would probably be difficult for most folks to digest, but even knowing my own history, I didn’t comprehend how deeply this story would echo in the chambers of my soul. I don’t do book formal reviews. But sometimes a book comes across your desk that is so powerful, you have to tell others about it.
For years, I believed exactly what Christine Caine’s quote says: God can do in a second what you have been unable to do alone for years.
But it only led me away from Christ.
We wish for it, but unfortunately, God usually doesn’t change our circumstances in an instant.
Today’s Guest Blogger is Justin Vess, a long-time friend of mine and former roommate. I’m honored to share his story here. When we speak of things broken, we naturally think of something that has lost its usefulness. We think, in a sense, of waste, regardless of its previous worth. Priceless vases, heirlooms, glassware, machinery; when […]