The Prodigal Son

Return of the prodigal son
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The Prodigal Son

A teenage boy once borrowed a fast car, and in a drunken stupor, sped through his home town at 180km/h. Since everything was horse-driven in his home town, there were no laws against speeding. So the town council passed a law saying that 80km/h was the maximum speed, and that any transgressors would be fined N 10,000.00 for every km/h over the speed limit. On his way back through the town, the speedstar decided to pull the same prank. He was apprehended, tried and found guilty by his father, who was the town’s only judge. He was fined N 1,000,000.00 and because he had no money and no word of defence the teenage boy was led off to prison.

As he sat in despair in prison, his father appeared at the gate, and told him he had sold all his prized possessions and paid the fine for him. The son couldn’t believe that he loved him that much. They embraced like they never had before and walked off in a new-found relationship, bonded together with love.

We have all broke God’s laws, a multitude of times; the greatest which says “LOVE THE LORD YOUR GOD WITH ALL YOUR HEART, WITH ALL YOUR SOUL, AND WITH ALL YOUR MIND” but God came to this earth in the person of Jesus Christ, and paid the fine for us. FOR GOD SO LOVED THE WORLD THAT HE GAVE HIS ONLY BEGOTTEN SON, THAT WHOSOEVER BELIEVES IN HIM SHOULD NOT PERISH, BUT HAVE EVERLASTING LIFE”. The Bible says “He Who Has The Son, Has Life…….

Ask Our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ to forgive you of all your sins. Thank Him for He suffered on the cross in your place and say I put my entire trust in you as my Lord and Personal Saviour, Amen!


May the LORD bless Nigeria, American and Israel and take care of us; May the LORD make His face shine upon us, And be gracious to us; May the Lord lift up His countenance upon us, And give us peace, In Jesus Christ Name, we pray! Amen!