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    The God of Mercy and the Parable of the Prodigal Son Luke 15, 11-32 The Gospel of Luke introduces one of the most praised and extraordinary parables in the New Testament: The Parable of the Prodigal Son (Luke 15: 11-32). Of all the parables that Jesus narrated, the Prodigal Son is among the most heartbreaking and remembered teachings of Christ. This story only appears once in the Bible - it is only found in the Gospel of Luke. The parable, like many others of Jesus, is fundamentally rooted in the mercy of God towards repentant sinners and their joy of conversion. Therefore, this has led to various interpretations of the message embedded in the parable; however, the most prevalent is to interpret the parable as the parable of the merciful…

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    Have you ever lost something and found it later on? In Luke 15: 11-32 scripture tells of a Parable of a Prodigal son which tells a story of how a father gave his youngest son his inheritance and left home and then came back. The story introduces the term Prodigal which means something very wasteful. In biblical days, telling a story often leads to the term parable which often came with a moral or spiritual lesson. In the Parable of a Prodigal Son, a man had two sons. The younger son obtains…

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    doesn’t feel that Sonny can make a living as a musician. He tells Sonny, “Be Serious”. Sonny later makes the wrong choice and becomes involve with drugs and crimes (Delbanco and Cheuse 240-247). Tackach, is the author of The Biblical Foundation of James Baldwin’s “Sonny Blues. His critical analysis of “Sonny Blues” is done in a religious perspective. The theme could simply be “Grace”. Tackach compared “Sonny Blues” to the parable of “Prodigal Son”. The parable is about two brothers. The older…

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    when he knows his course is wrong.” This relates to pride since many of the mistakes that we make stem from our pride. The component that differentiates a good man from the rest, is his ability to realize the wrong and then try to fix the wrong, which is a crucial point of pride that Sophocles makes. This is because, due to pride many fail to admit that their course is wrong and fix it. Pride influences our decisions, we become too consumed in our pride that we don’t do the right thing. An…

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    I agree with Bridges in that all too often we move right into discipleship with new believers because we are more concerned about sustaining members. That is to say, while membership is important, we should also be reminding new believers often of the sacrificing love shown in the selfless act of Christ along with building them up to move from milk to meat. Nevertheless, regardless of having a good day or bad day, Christ has made it clear to us all that we all need his saving grace The Prodigal…

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    Back when all parables were created, society was strict and very much incompliant to different views, and the parables would create a moral standard in which would overcome society’s rigid rules. When used in context of today’s society, though, how relevant can these parables be to such a vastly different world? In accordance to David Brooks’ column from the New York Times, parables are still very relevant, for when it comes to the parable of the Prodigal Sons, Brooks defends the father within…

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    The Prodigal Son parable is a story that people can relate to at many ages, it depends on where the individual is in their life. The following essay will include the methods that the parable could be taught depending on theological worlds and multiple intelligence theory. All of the theological worlds relate with the parable of the Prodigal Son. For the theological world 1, the prodigal son separates himself from his father. After the son sees that he is not successful, he returns to his father…

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    The Book of Luke: The Prodigal Son Gianni Costanzo Reese Theology 1 113-12 5/16/18 The Book of Luke: The Prodigal Son The Gospels teach many Christians today about the life and teachings of Jesus . It is a common belief that Luke wrote the third gospel and the Acts of the Apostles, but modern-day scholars believe that we cannot be positive about the identity of the author as there is no documented author in the book. Luke wrote his work while in Antioch, a city in Syria, for a…

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    repetition done so it would be shared and learned by many. Out of all the stories that he had copied my favorite would have to be, The Parable of the Prodigal Son, I like this one because it displays love, jealousy, and disrespect, all the things that we have in common today. The first reason why I like this story is because it displays disrespect. It displays disrespect because when the young boy comes to his father and demands that he gives him this enormous amount of money the…

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    BLOG 1 The Running Father Wikipedia defines the word prodigal as “wastefully extravagant” while, Merriam-Webster gives us the following definitions of the word: 1. carelessly and foolishly spending… 2. profuse or wasteful expenditure: lavish 3. recklessly spendthrift 4. yielding abundantly: luxuriant The “Parable of the Prodigal” is one of the best loved parables of Jesus and is found in the Gospel of Luke 15:11-32. Most people know this as the story of the Prodigal Son or the Lost Son who…

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