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the cross is not a means of payment but rather shows us just how far our prodigal God will go to tell us of God's immeasurable love.

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What is the meaning of the Parable of the Prodigal Son?

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The major theme of this parable seems not to be so much the conversion of the sinner, as in the previous two parables of Luke 15, but rather the restoration of a believer into fellowship with the Father.

The Return of the Prodigal Son is an oil painting by Rembrandt

That is the core message of the Parable of the Prodigal Son.Recommended Resource:
Have you ever been a bad boy or girl? How did you know when you were being bad? Did your parents punish you? Jesus told a parable of a bad boy. It is recorded in Luke 15:11-32. This is what happened in the story.

 

The Lost Son/Prodigal son children's story - dltk …

By saying, “This son of yours,” the older brother avoids acknowledging that the prodigal is his own brother (vs.
God greatly loves us, patiently waits for us to repent so he can show us His great mercy, because he does not want any to perish nor escape as though by the fire (Ephesians 2:1-10; 2 Peter 3:9; 1 Corinthians 3:15).

This prodigal son was satisfied to return home as a slave, but to his surprise and delight is restored back into the full privilege of being his father’s son.

If we think we already know what the parable is about, or think that it only means a couple of things, then we close ourselves off to its depth.
The younger son symbolizes the lost (the tax collectors and sinners of that day, Luke 15:1), and the elder brother represents the self-righteous (the Pharisees and teachers of the law of that day, Luke 15:2).


This story is also called the prodigal son

The difficulty with that is that most people in the church who listen to this parable readily identify themselves with the prodigal son: I was lost in sin, but I came back to God and He took me in."

Parable of the Prodigal Son: Summary, Meaning and Commentary

We do not know how this story ended for the oldest son, but we do know that the Pharisees continued to oppose Jesus and separate themselves from His followers.

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This is a picture of what occurs in heaven over one repentant sinner (Luke 15: 7, 10).

Now to the final and tragic character in the Parable of the Prodigal Son, the oldest son, who, once again, illustrates the Pharisees and the scribes.

A parable of Jesus about two sons and their forgiving father.

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Teaching Kids Forgiveness – Parable of the Lost Son Craft

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