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The Parable of the Joyous Father (Part three of three)

We have talked of the parable of the wayward son and the parable of the resentful brother; now we will discuss the parable of the joyous Father. These are all approaches to the parable we usually call The Prodigal Son. … Continue reading

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The Parable of the Resentful Brother (Part two of three)

Have you ever heard the parable of the resentful brother? I am sure you have. I suggested recently that this might be a better name for the parable we know as The Prodigal Son. You may wish to read our … Continue reading

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The Parable of the Wayward Son (Part one of three)

Have you ever felt alienated from the Father and you knew it was your own doing? Perhaps it was your stubborn and self-centered actions that brought about the estrangement. I think we have all found ourselves in that place. The … Continue reading

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