An abusive husband one day finds himself all alone, with his three young children to care for. He laments over the loss of his wife's presence, and repents of his arrogrant ways. Yet his wife refuses to return home, and she has no means to care for the children. This young man cries out to Abba Father to help him. He receives salvation through Jesus Christ, and discovers a love he had not realized buried on the inside. He really loves his children, he most definitely loves them but he just did not know how to express it to them. Now a joy is welling up inside, he began to read bible stories to them. Praying with with them every night and tucking them into bed, he took them out on outings but most of all he hugged them often and told them how much he loved them, and constantly showed his appreciation to them. This young man never remarried, he dedicated his life to raising his children, and he did a great job. His children are now all grown and are fulfilling their purpose and destiny. The love of this father brought hope and stability to their lives.
In the book of Luke chapter eleven tells the story of a father who had two sons. One day the younger son said to his father, " Give me a portion of goods that is mine. " The father obliged his son and gave him his inheritance. Not many days after receiving his portion, the younger son journeyed into a far country and once he had gotten there, he wasted his substance in riotous living. And when he had spent all that he had, there arose a mighty famine in that land and he began to be in want. He went and joined himself to a citizen of that country, and was sent into the fields to feed the swine. He became so hungry that he desired to eat the swine's food, and no one gave him anything to eat.
One day this young man remembered his father, and decided he would return back home and ask him to receive him as one of his hired servants. Mean while, this young man's father was praying and looking with hope, for the return of his lost son. While returning home, being miles away but in sight, the father runs to him and having compassion, hugs and kisses his son and readily the son repents. The love of this father for his son causes him to order the best robe to put on him, a ring to put on his finger and shoes to put on his feet. He threw a party to celebrate the return of his lost son. What Love, the love of a father!
It does not matter where you are or what you have done, of course you must repent and confess your sins to Jesus Christ. Yes Abba Father forgives you and instantly, He wipes the slate clean. His love is unconditional, the love of your Heavenly Father loves you and I in spite of. Begin today to walk in your purpose and destiny, to receive your spiritual heritage. Allow the Love of your Heavenly Father to love you, and may His Love in you, touch and impact those lives you encounter each day, that they too will experience the Love of the Father!