Go After The Prodigals
JOEL OSTEEN'S MESSAGE #533 -
May 06, 2014
James 5:19-20 says, "If you know people who have wandered off from God's truth, don't write them off. Go after them. Get them back and you will have rescued precious lives from destruction." (The Message)
We all know people who used to be strong in their faith, who were excited about God and their life. But somewhere along the way, they got off course or experienced a disappointment - maybe a sickness, a divorce or a loss, and now they're discouraged and have checked out of life.
God is counting on us to reach out to them in love and compassion. Who is discouraged, struggling, going through a rough patch? Can you call them? Visit them? Email them? When people know you care, you can be the catalyst that turns their life around for good and sees their faith restored.