Powered by 4 - May 3, 2012


Prodigal--Part I

today's reading.
Luke 15:11-31    And he said, "There was a man who had two sons. And the younger of them said to his father, 'Father, give me the share of property that is coming to me.' And he divided his property between them...

the blog.
There are so many lessons for us in Luke 15:11-31 (the parable of the prodigal son) that we're actually going to spend two days on this passage. Today I focused on the youngest son and the father. First, I considered the son's actions and what was going on in his heart and with his thinking that led him to do the things he did (both bad and good). Then I took a look at the father and the way he interacted with this young man in the foolish times and when his son returned seeking forgiveness. Overall it was a good reminder, actually a good warning, about how dangerous it is when we insist on being the driver of our lives rather than serving and following our Heavenly Father.

So what did you learn about prodigals (either having one or being one) from this parable today? What was one thing you learned from the youngest son? What about from the father? Tami W.

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