Category Archives: Luke 15

The Compassionate Father and His Eldest Son | Luke 15:11-32

Before we read this parable together, let me reset the scene. At this stage in his ministry, Jesus is eating and drinking with sinners. And he’s being criticized for it, especially by the Pharisees and religious leaders. Table fellowship—eating and … Continue reading

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Luke 15:11-31| The Compassionate Father and His Younger Son

Dear Friends of Jesus Christ, Before launching into this parable—a parable that needs no introduction—I want to set the scene. At this stage in his ministry, the pharisees and religious leaders are keeping a close eye on Jesus. And what … Continue reading

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What Gives God Joy | Luke 15:1-10

Dear Friends of Jesus Christ, There are a lot of reasons to throw a party. Graduations. Weddings. Anniversaries. Birthdays. A good party is good fun. But from a heavenly perspective, nothing beats the homecoming party of a lost son or … Continue reading

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