Yesterday, my wife was asking me about my younger years of rebellion—my “prodigal son” days. She wondered how far away from God I felt like I was back then…
Did you believe you had run away from God? Did you see yourself as truly on the outside, no longer part of the family of God?
It didn’t take me long to answer. Yes, I did.
Back then, I didn’t have such a generous view of the family of God.
What I understood from the teaching of the church at that time was clear: Do those things, and you are not part of us. More specifically, do those things, and you are not part of Him… Read More