Tag Archives: Prodigal Son

Being Hot Stuff Gets You Burned – a lesson in grace from an old guy

I was 29 and attending one of my first meetings as a newly elected member of the Elder Board. I could blame my conduct that night on my youth and inexperience, but it was really a matter of sin. Prideful … Continue reading

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Few Words, Gigantic Grace

[I have a guest post at Cara Meredith’s blog be, mama. be today, part of her series on the theme “Nothing is small, in fact …”. Here is the opening. Click on over to read the rest, and to find … Continue reading

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Misrepresenting the Gospel of Grace

Tony Evans tweeted Monday: You cannot waste what God gives you and then ask Him for more. Of course you can, Tony. God’s Blessings on the Wasteful One of Jesus’ best-known stories was the one about the Prodigal Son, and … Continue reading

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Saturday Quotable – Karen Swallow Prior on the Prodigal Son

Reflecting on Luke 15:11-32 It is hard, after all, to love a God of justice and righteousness and not to love those qualities overmuch. It strains our human frailty to hate rebellion, squandering, and wantonness – prodigality – and yet … Continue reading

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