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Search for "Prodigal" Father Reveals God's Presence

In a sermon titled "The Hopes and Fears of All the Years," Craig Barnes says that the message of Christmas is not that we always get what we want, but rather that God will probably answer your prayers in ways you weren't expecting. Then he shares the following personal story:

[My father] left us when I was sixteen, and once he left, he never stopped running. Every time we tried to find him, he would only leave and disappear again. He died ...

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