TORN – Day 26 – Thursday, 3/31/22
He is Running Toward You
“His father saw him and felt compassion, and ran and embraced him and kissed him.” (Luke 15:20)
Today’s Scripture reading is Luke 15:11-32
When the prodigal son was returning home in shame, before he could even say anything, his father ran toward him. In the culture of the day, the dad was bringing shame upon himself by running. He didn’t care – his child was returning home! Then with a robe, sandals, and a ring, the father restored the dignity of his child.
We can imagine that the man running in this parable is Jesus. He is running toward you. In love, he has taken all of your shame upon him. None of us is worthy, but we are wanted. We are treasured by our Savior!
Prayer: “Jesus, I am not worthy, but you love me anyway. Thank you for running toward me when…”