Last Tuesday, the company working to recover my computer files called. “Come see what we were able to retrieve. We couldn’t save everything.”
I mentally brought each important file before the Lord. “Please save this one and this one,” I prayed.
To have my lost computer data restored would bring me greater joy than I had ever felt having it in the first place. I understood what Jesus meant when he said, “I tell you, there will be more joy in heaven over one sinner who repents than over ninety-nine righteous persons who need no repentance (Luke 15:7 ESV).
It isn’t that Jesus doesn’t appreciate those who walk with Him. He enjoys us deeply. But He yearns for those who are presently lost. To lose even one that He created and died to rescue is heart-breaking.Continue Reading