Contributed by Gary Smith on Nov 24, 2013
While on earth, Jesus sought out the sinner, He has called His church to go after the lost as well. The Holy Spirit draws people to the Christ and the salvation He so freely offers.
"The Story of a Lost Son"
TEXT: LUKE 15:23,24
A. In chapter 15 we have three stories which early church Fathers considered as one parable.
1) The purpose of each is to show the natural reaction to finding that which was lost is Joy.
a. God longs to reconcile sinners