Lost in God’s House


Sometimes I am struggling to get out the door when suddenly I realize that  my wallet is nowhere to be found. I search the house checking every conceivable nook and cranny till finally I discover the secret location. Breathing a huge sigh of relief I delightedly head out the door.

In the Bible Jesus tells us of just such a story.

Luke 15:8 Or suppose a woman has ten silver coins and loses one. Doesn’t she light a lamp, sweep the house and search carefully until she finds it? And when she finds it she calls her friends and neighbors together and says, “Rejoice with me: I have found my lost coin. In the same way I tell you there is rejoicing in the presence of the angels of God over one sinner who repents.

Some of God’s people are wandering far away from home but some of us are lost right inside God’s house. We simply have fallen between the cracks. God gets some one out of bed and sends them with a strong light to find us. The good news is  that no matter where we are lost, that God still places eternal vaue on our hearts. He comes looking for us because we belong to him. He has no greater joy than to find us when we are lost in His house.

Author: pastorpete51

My wife and I serve as members of a worship team at a multicultural church. Our members are from Brazil, Nepal and the U.S.. Because of the many languages and cultures in our local body we face unique challenges, such as how many songs will we do in English today? What new songs can we use in either language that are simple enough for the people to sing. The songs, the devotions and insights here are a small portion of some of the ways God is leading us as we push towards the goal. I pray that these will be both a blessing and an encouragement for those of you who may pass by Praise 2 Worship.

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