Who is truly the prodigal son? The one who rejects, but returns, or the one who cannot accept? Pastor Michael Rattin explores the parable of the prodigal son from Luke 15:11-32.
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When a Pharisee invited Jesus for a meal on the Sabbath, he surely did not expect Jesus’ harsh words to take the lowest place and give to those who cannot repay. The text is from Luke 14:1-24.
“What is the kingdom of God like?” Jesus answers this question, revealing the kingdom to be both “here” and “not yet”, in Luke 13:18-21.
Too often, our belief can be just “business as usual”. Jesus refuses to let a synagogue ruler continue “business as usual”, and in doing so points out our own hypocrisy. The text is from Luke 13:10-19.
Jesus illustrates the importance of repentance with a parable: if a tree produces no fruit, it will be cut down. The text is from Luke 13:1-9.
Jesus’ ministry – and his revelation of the truth – were not popular, and would bring division rather than unity. Jesus himself makes this clear in Luke 12:49-59.