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Detail from the Prodigal Son window, St Mary’s, Lanark: six episodes from the Parable of the Prodigal Son. Here he “fain would fill his belly with the husks that the swine did eat”.
(from File:Swineherd.jpg – Wikipedia)

Since the parable of The Prodigal Son (Luke 15:11-32 NASB – The Prodigal Son – Bible Gateway) is an old favorite, I won’t repeat it here, but I will focus on one line.

Luke 15:17 New American Standard Bible

17But when he came tohis senses, he said, ‘How many of my father’s hired laborers have more than enough bread, but I am dying herefrom hunger!

When we sin, we lie to ourselves. We convince ourselves that what seems to be the easy way out is better than doing what we know we should do. If we are fortunate, however, our Father in Heaven will allow us to suffer the…

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