There are times when – with hindsight – we see the path
that has lead to where we are.
In this lesson we see two paths in the life of one
individual: The parable of the “Prodigal Son.”
Selfishness (“give me”) v.
Separation (“journeyed to a far country”) v.
Sensuality (“wasted his possessions with prodigal
Spiritual Destruction (“and he began to be in want”)
Self-Abasement (“sent him into his fields to feed
Starvation (“gladly filled his stomach with what the
swine ate”) v.
Realization (“But when he came to
Resolution (“I will arise ...”) v.
Repentance (“Father, I have sinned ...”) v.
Reconciliation (“And he arose and came to his
Re-clothed (“Bring out the best robe and put it on him
Rejoicing (“... and let us eat and be merry”) v.
God’s will brings forth redemption to all who return to
Him after going down the path of sin.
path are you on?
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