The bright Light of Christ isn’t a soft, cosmetic glow intended to warm the corpse-like pallor of humanity. It is our means of dying into LIFE.
Repentance enters the redemption that Christ sowed with the seed of His Life-Blood and we gain the unearned liberty of suffering none of our consequences.
The Prodigal’s waste is inexcusable. Then and now. What parent could just dismiss such sin and betrayal? What father could instantly trust such a child?
When you sit down with God, it’s a good idea to ask Him to remove any hindrance that might be between the two of you.
I feel like I went from a Technicolor world to black-and-white.
I always forget that sin fights back, but God knows.