A Father Celebrates and a Brother Grumbles

This post is a continuation of the parable of the lost son, the first part of the parable can be found here. Today we will dig deeper into the father’s and brother’s response to the return of the prodigal son. The Heart of the father (Luke 15: 20-24) Verse 20 says “while the son was a long way off, his father saw him and was filled with compassion for him, ran to his son, threw his arms around him and kissed him.” 1. The father sees him from a distance – indicating that he watched and waited for his return … Continue reading A Father Celebrates and a Brother Grumbles

It is Never too Late

Found in the gospel of Luke 15:11-32, the Parable of the Lost son is a touching and well-remembered story of a father’s love for His wayward son. Jesus used parables to illustrate a spiritual point and this parable along with the parable of the lost sheep and the lost coin was said in response to the question by the Pharisees, “Why does Jesus sit with sinners and tax collectors.” Jesus, here teaches us that God the father, loves each and every one of us and that HE longs to bring everyone into HIS kingdom. This parable teaches us that God … Continue reading It is Never too Late