The story of the “Prodigal Son” is really about our loving Father: His immediate acceptance and our complete and immediate restoration…
He’s been waiting for us patiently to return to Him — and God can’t wait to embrace you! What an inspiring message!
The following video is a 1-Minute Devotional — a Plug Into Life Podcast featured by Jesus 101 Institute.
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Our Loving Father: His Assurance and Love to His Children
Our last week’s Sabbath School lesson is such a blessing: God wants us to call Him our Father. The lesson has truly brought me closer to Him and drawn me to call and address Him “Father.” Such a sweet, sweet experience.
“In order to strengthen our confidence in God, Christ teaches us to address Him by a new name, a name entwined with the dearest associations of the human heart.
He gives us the privilege of calling the infinite God our Father. This name, spoken to Him and of Him, is a sign of our love and trust toward Him, and a pledge of His regard and relationship to us.
Spoken when asking His favor or blessing, it is as music in His ears. That we might not think it presumption to call Him by this name, He has repeated it again and again. He desires to become familiar with the appellation.
“God regards us as His children. He has redeemed us out of the careless world and has chosen us to become members of the royal family, sons and daughters of the heavenly King.
He invites us to trust in Him with a trust deeper and stronger than that of a child in his earthly father.
Parents love their children, but the love of God is larger, broader, deeper, than human love can possibly be. It is immeasurable.”
– Ellen G. White, Christ’s Object Lessons, pp. 141, 142.
“Our heavenly Father has expressed His love for us individually in the cross of Calvary. The Father loves us, He is full of compassion and tender mercy.”
– Ellen G. White, Signs of the Times®, September 30, 1889.
Elizabeth Talbot: Plug Into Life – Jesus 101 Speaker & Director
The daily podcast “Plug Into Life,” by Elizabeth Talbot, speaker/director of Jesus 101 Biblical Institute, is a series of free 1-minute devotionals.
“Plug Into Life” is becoming popular and it has 60,000 listeners. One listener has commented:
“short yet such encouraging devotionals. It’s great to have this type of resource to offer someone who is currently struggling in their spiritual walk.”
Jesus 101 Biblical Institute
Jesus 101 Biblical Institute is a media ministry of the North American Division of Seventh-day Adventists.
Jesus 101 offers Christ-centered, in-depth biblical training and provides multiple and accessible resources through diverse media and written venues (TV, radio, internet, social media, DVDs, books, Bible Studies, etc.) to facilitate and encourage the study of Scripture. Most of the resources are free.
Before founding the Jesus 101 Biblical Institute, Elizabeth Talbot worked for many years in business management. She then found her calling was to preach and teach the gospel of Jesus Christ, and she shifted her career to become a full-time pastor for the Seventh-day Adventist Church.
Elizabeth now focuses her energy on preaching, teaching, taping, broadcasting, and developing new materials for Jesus 101 so that others may become excited and joyful finding Jesus from Genesis to Revelation. “It’s like fire in my bones,” she says.
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