Saturday, October 11, 2008

Then Sings My Soul Saturday - Still Calls Me Son

I saw this song on Leila's site this week and I just can't get it out of my head. Aren't we all prodigal children at times?
Luke 15: 11-24
11Jesus continued: "There was a man who had two sons. 12The younger one said to his father, 'Father, give me my share of the estate.' So he divided his property between them.
13"Not long after that, the younger son got together all he had, set off for a distant country and there squandered his wealth in wild living. 14After he had spent everything, there was a severe famine in that whole country, and he began to be in need. 15So he went and hired himself out to a citizen of that country, who sent him to his fields to feed pigs. 16He longed to fill his stomach with the pods that the pigs were eating, but no one gave him anything.
17"When he came to his senses, he said, 'How many of my father's hired men have food to spare, and here I am starving to death! 18I will set out and go back to my father and say to him: Father, I have sinned against heaven and against you. 19I am no longer worthy to be called your son; make me like one of your hired men.' 20So he got up and went to his father. "But while he was still a long way off, his father saw him and was filled with compassion for him; he ran to his son, threw his arms around him and kissed him.
21"The son said to him, 'Father, I have sinned against heaven and against you. I am no longer worthy to be called your son.[
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22"But the father said to his servants, 'Quick! Bring the best robe and put it on him. Put a ring on his finger and sandals on his feet. 23Bring the fattened calf and kill it. Let's have a feast and celebrate. 24For this son of mine was dead and is alive again; he was lost and is found.' So they began to celebrate.
When will we come to our senses? He's waiting with open arms for us to return.




20 comments:

Kat said...

It's so good to know we have a Heavenly Father who always accepts His children back in His arms :) God's grace is so awesome!

I've always loved the story of the prodigal son and the video is beautiful.

Tonya said...

Yes, AMY! I LOVE this story too! In some way or another it could be everyone's testimony.

I love the song/video you shared. My post is up too.

Have a WONDERFUL weekend!
LOVE,
Tonya

Peggy said...

Blessings Amy...I guess I was the only one who felt like a Prodigal!!!
I know I have a Prodigal Son & Daughter(though adopted I had 15 years to plant seeds but they are not the close to any vine at the moment).
And I know I have a prodigal husband that does not think he needs a Jesus! Who would have thought?
Thank you for sharing this song from Lelia's site but close to your thoughts. Hoping & praying all is well! Did not see any reports but I've been trying to catch up all week from last week still and now I have Hurricanes in my area! So who knows??? I'm running to those open arms! Still praying for you all!

Susan said...

Amy,

This was such a sirring post. There are so many out there, wandering, lost and without hope, yet the hope rests within our grasp in Jesus.

Blessings,
Susan

Mari said...

This is my first TSMSS in a while, it's awesome to be back. Amy this is my favorite!

Sita said...

May I never stop grasping that it is indeed amazing that I am called His daughter! Now that is grace.

boutcrazy said...

I've missed TSMS, it is always such a blessing. Thank you for the song and the reminder that there is nothing that will separate us from our Father's love.
Deborah

Janet Roller said...

Amy-
This is a new one for me! I love this song and its message.
Thanks for posting and hosting TSMS!
-Janet

Eyelashes & Endzones said...

What a great story Amy. Gods love is amazing. I really appreciate you putting TSMSS together. Have a great weekend

Mel's World said...

WOW, I have never heard this one before, it is fabulous! Thanks for sharing! ~Melissa

also known as Alicia said...

AMEN! He is always willing to take us back. What an amazing love that I cannot even comprehend! Thanks for the reminder! Alicia

Debra said...

Amy,

Having a prodigal child, it is my most fervent hope that she knows this truth...He stands waiting...with arms open wide!

Thank you for this beautiful song and reminder.

Blessings to you today!

Stacy said...

Amy-This is my first SMSS! I just found this through He&Me+3. I love this idea. Thanks so much for starting it. Nothing better than to sing praises to our King!

Love in Him-Stacy

BTW-Thanks for your post...this story always blesses me. I posted awhile back on the time I was the prodigal. Praise God His arms are always open for us.

Robin said...

I GOT MY BREAKTHROUGH!!! COME ON OVER AND CELEBRATE AND READ SOME POSTS ABOUT WHAT GOD IS DOING!!!!!
PRAISE YOU JESUS!!!!!!!!!!!!

MyJourneyBack said...

Oh Amy what a great song! Thanks so much for sharing it with us. I just loved it! Thanks for reminding us of God's Amazing Grace.
Have a Blessed Then Sings My Soul day!
Sherry

Cheryl said...

Hey Amy,

Not sure if my first comment went through, so if it did, you get 2 today.

Love your thoughts on this.

Praying Mr. Spencer is now 3 weeks seizure free.!!!

Blessings!
Cheryl

Peggy said...

Hey Amy...I posted Super Sunday Info late last Sunday but it's up now for tomorrow! Just thought I'd let you know! Have a SUPER SUNDAY!

Ruth A Stiles said...

I love this song also...Although the song is titled: "Still Calls me Son." I am glad to know that I am a daughter of God's and that the terms son/daughter are interchangeable.
Thanks for sharing.

Tiffany Stuart said...

Thank you for sharing. Bless you!

Christina said...

I have this song and am always in awe of it's message.