Posts Tagged ‘Lost coin’

Luke 15:1-10 Come Celebrate!

Party In Heaven Tonight! One more came home!

Party In Heaven Tonight! One more came home!

We are going to take a little larger chunk than usual and look at two parables today. They are about searching diligently for something lost; the lost sheep and the lost coin. They are directed at the Pharisees in answer to their condemnation of Jesus for associating with “sinners.”

Jesus shared a similar parable with His disciples and Matthew recounted it to us. The search was the same but this one focused on children specifically. We looked at in the story title One Little Lost Lamb.

The story of the lost coin is only seen in Luke’s gospel account, along with this slightly different lost sheep parable. I love the celebration at the end of both parables! Let’s look at them both and see where they take us. Read more »