Party of One

“In the same way, there is joy in the presence of God’s angels when even one sinner repents.” – Luke 15:10.    We have been talking about the three stories Jesus told in Luke 15 over the course of this week. Each story speaks of something lost and then found. A lost sheep. A lost…

Search and Rescue

“Or suppose a woman has ten silver coins and loses one. Won’t she light a lamp and sweep the entire house and search carefully until she finds it? And when she finds it, she will call in her friends and neighbors and say, ‘Rejoice with me because I have found my lost coin.’ In the…

Lost and Found

“So Jesus told them this story: “If a man has a hundred sheep and one of them gets lost, what will he do? Won’t he leave the ninety-nine others in the wilderness and go to search for the one that is lost until he finds it? And when he has found it, he will joyfully…

Everybody Matters

“Then God said, “Let us make human beings[a] in our image, to be like us. They will reign over the fish in the sea, the birds in the sky, the livestock, all the wild animals on the earth,[b] and the small animals that scurry along the ground.” So God created human beings in his own…