Posts Tagged ‘Jewish laws of inheritance’

Luke 15:11-32 Homecoming; The Crowd

The Law set the scene but love paid the price

The Law set the scene but love paid the price

I want to take a little longer than usual with today’s story. I want to put us in the shoes of three different people. I want to walk in the shoes of the prodigal son, the faithful son, and the father. I also want to take a look at the audience Jesus is sharing this parable with.

I heard someone sharing this parable not too long ago who said we had mislabeled the son who left as the prodigal. They were stating that the term prodigal was being referenced incorrectly, so I decided to look it up on Dictionary.com and this is what I found: Read more »