2 Corinthians 5:17 KJV
“Therefore IF ANY MAN BE in Christ, HE IS A NEW creature: OLD things ARE passed away; BEHOLD ALL things ARE BECOME NEW.”
- Your will bring you into a deeper realization of your , so you can walk in your .
Galatians 4:1-2 KJV
(1). Now I say, That the heir, as long as he is a child, differeth nothing from a servant, though he be lord of all;
(2). But is under tutors and governors until the time appointed of the father.”
- The son who his identity connection with his father and later after being .
Luke 15:17-24 ESV
(17). But when HE CAME TO HIMSELF, he said, ‘How many of my father’s hired servants have more than enough bread, but I perish here with hunger!
(18). I will arise and go to my father, and I will 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.”’
If you have from your connection, you can humble yourself and return home. Your father will .
(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.
(21). And the son said to him, ‘Father, I have sinned against heaven and before you. I am no longer worthy to be called your son.’
- It is your Christ because you have for your life.
- When you and acknowledge your sin, your heavenly father you.
(22). But the father said to his servants, ‘Bring quickly the best robe, and put it on him, and put a ring on his hand, and shoes on his feet.
(23). And bring the fattened calf and kill it, and let us eat and celebrate.
(24). For this my son was dead, and is alive again; he was lost, and is found.’ And they began to celebrate.”
- The who remained faithful at how graciously his father embraced his younger brother who had sinned against him.
Luke 15:25, Luke 15:28-31 ESV
(25). Now his older son was in the field, and as he came and drew near to the house, he heard music and dancing.
(28). But he was angry and refused to go in. His father came out and entreated him,
(29). but he answered his father, ‘Look, these many years I have served you, and I never disobeyed your command, yet you never gave me a young goat, that I might celebrate with my friends.
(30). But when this son of yours came, who has devoured your property with prostitutes, you killed the fattened calf for him!’
(31). And he said to him, ‘Son, you are always with me, and all that is mine is yours.”
- The key difference between the two brothers: The younger himself and the older himself .
- Today, you can to your eternal destiny by .
Bishop Ed Smith