Powered by 4 - May 4, 2012

 

Prodigal--Part II

today's reading.
Luke 15:11-32    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.
Yesterday the youngest son and the father were my focus as I took in the parable of the prodigal son. But today, my focus went to the oldest son at Luke 15:25-32. And what I saw was another prodigal son, the older brother. The older brother was mad, I mean really steamed, when he got home from working and discovered that his younger brother had returned and the father was throwing a huge party on his behalf. As a result, he and his father exchanged words and unfortunately, as the parable ends, the relationship between the two is not restored.

So what did you learn about prodigals from the oldest son in Luke 15:25-32? What did these verses show you about unchecked anger and jealousy? Tami W.

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