(Luke 15:11-32; message begins at 32:00)
The Prodigal Son story revisited. What can it teach us about restoration and God’s grace? And the grace we can offer to others? We all experience broken-ness and a need to be reconciled, just as the younger son discovered. The older son’s belief that his duty and works gave him status with his father. Which person fits who you are in your life today?
But because of his great love for us, God, who is rich in mercy, made us alive with Christ even when we were dead in transgressions—it is by grace you have been saved. made us alive with Christ even when we were dead in transgressions—it is by grace you have been saved. in order that in the coming ages he might show the incomparable riches of his grace, expressed in his kindness to us in Christ Jesus. For it is by grace you have been saved, through faith—and this is not from yourselves, it is the gift of God—not by works, so that no one can boast.Ephesians 2: 4-9