I was sitting at my home and word came for me to read Luke 15. When I turn to Luke’s book, the chapter talks about the lost sheep, the lost coin and the lost son. I want to discuss these verses here. You may have your own views, it is a joy to share.
The lost sheep
7 I tell you that in the same way there will be more rejoicing in heaven over one sinner who repents than over ninety-nine righteous persons who do not need to repentLuke 15: 1-7
We shall not judge nor should we choose between our friends. Everyone is the same. God has a plan for each one of us. We all must work together as a team for this plan to be successful. We must uplift one another, everyone walks in a straight line towards God’s holy presence to achieve his glory. We must not judge with our eyes but open our eyes to love and give a helping hand to one another. We must walk the path which God has planned for each one of us. When must seek our lost friend or family member and bring back to God’s Holy presence and light. When such happens everyone is heaven will rejoice.
The lost coin
9 And when she finds it, she calls her friends and neighbors together and says, ‘Rejoice with me; I have found my lost coin.’ 10 In the same way, I tell you, there is rejoicing in the presence of the angels of God over one sinner who repents.”Luke 15: 9 – 10
In Luke’s book, the coin is very precious in the old Woman’s eyes, when she lost one coin, she did everything she can to find it. We use a coin to buy a good or use a service.
We are so precious in God’s eyes. God loves us so much and always awaits us. We are like the coin, everyday we walk past people, we allow people to handle our lives, we allow people to use us, we allow people to make an investment out of us, we allow people to build us, we allow people to teach us and we allow people to bury us.
Too much has been going on we forgot the love that God has for us.
When we turn away from our sins and we become clean once more, God will tuck us in and put us in the path he has planned for us. A path full of Joy and peace, people will use us with love and build us up with love because we did not lose ourselves sinfully in this world.
The lost son
31 “‘My son,’ the father said, ‘you are always with me, and everything I have is yours. 32 But we had to celebrate and be glad, because this brother of yours was dead and is alive again; he was lost and is found.’”Luke 15: 31-32
Our father in heaven is always there for us, let us turn our face to him. We have been following the desires of this world and forgot the love God has for us. Sometimes in life, our prayers are not answered, our plans do not work, our burdens are getting heavier, we have not support from anyone. These things happen because we do not walk on the path that God has chosen for us.
We must seek God in everything we do, we must always ask him in every single plan we wish for. Success does not come easy, only God can carry our burdens. Only God can direct us.
When we return to God, he will be so happy. He is always there for us, watching and waiting.