“Likewise, I say unto you, there is joy in the presence of the angels of God over one sinner that repenteth.” — Luke 15:10 KJV
There is joy in Heaven and on Earth tonight! My Munchkin told God that she knew she sinned, that she believed that Jesus died to take the punishment for her sin, and asked Him to forgive her for all of the bad stuff that she’s done.
Her faith is more a journey than just a one-time prayer, but tonight was definitely a major milestone on that journey! We’ve talked about these things often, especially since Mom died. Tonight she was asking her Auntie a lot of question, so walked back here and we talked a while, and then my little girl talked to God. There is such joy and hope in my heart tonight! I pray that my daughter holds fast to her faith as her own journey continues. The faith of a child is truly wondrous to behold! No wonder Jesus wanted the children to come to him!
Mom would have been so excited! There’s a part of me that thinks maybe some of the joy in Heaven is hers. Maybe she’s rejoicing with the angels over her granddaughter’s repentance.
Regardless, I rejoice tonight. I stand amazed anew by the faithfulness and love of my LORD. Amazing grace, how sweet the sound…