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Amazing Love

The Parable of the Prodigal Son

Look Inside Price £5.00
Weight 0.15 kg
Dimensions 18.1 x 12.1 x 1.3 cm
format

Book

binding

Paperback

isbn

9780851513287

Original Pub Date

1981

Banner Pub Date

Jan 1, 1981

page-count

160

scripture

Luke

topic

Spiritual Growth

Book Description

How did the Parable of the Prodigal Son, possibly Christ’s best-known parable, get its name? It could easily have been called the Parable of the Waiting Father.

Jesus told the story to illustrate the joy which there is in heaven over one sinner who repents, and so he spoke of a wanderer. But to over-emphasize that aspect of the story would be a mistake. The joy in heaven is joy in the presence of the angels, not the angel’s joy. It is the joy of God as his amazing love welcomes the wanderer home.

This easily read and moving book is an introduction not only to the meaning of the parable, but to the heart of real Christianity.

 

Table of Contents Expand ↓

    Page
1 ‘A Certain Man Had Two Sons’ 9
2 ‘Father, Give Me’ 20
3 ‘He Began To Be in Want’ 35
4 ‘When He Came to Himself!’ 48
5 ‘I Will Arise and Go to My Father’ 62
6 ‘Father!’ 84
7 ‘His Father Saw Him, and had Compassion’ 95
8 ‘He Ran, and Fell on His Neck, and Kissed Him’ 107
9 ‘And They Began to Be Merry’ 119
10 ‘He Was Angry, and Would not Go in’ 136

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