Shepherd Sayings May 4, 2017

By Pastor Jack, Kosse Baptist Church

God gives people a second chance. Jesus revealed the “Gospel of a Second Chance” in Luke 13:6-9.

Jesus said, “A farmer planted a tree in a choice spot.” He carefully tilled the soil.  But, the tree bore no fruit!

“Cut the tree down and plant another,” the farmer said. However, the caretaker (who represents God) said “Let it be one more year, and I'll dig around it and fertilize it. If it bears fruit next year, fine! If not, then cut it down.” (Luke 13:8-9) God gives people a second chance, since He knows people can change.

King Louis XIII, of France, was put in jail by king Charles VIII. Louis got out of prison and became king.

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