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Prodigal Son

A parable of Jesus about two sons and their forgiving father.
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Luke 15 v 11 The father and his two sons working in their fields. – Slide 1
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The younger son is unhappy and planning to leave home. – Slide 2
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Luke 15 v 12 He demands his share of the family inheritance. – Slide 3
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The sad father hands over the younger son’s share of the inheritance. – Slide 4
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Luke 15 v 13 The son leaves home. – Slide 5
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His father watches from the rooftop, upset to see his son leaving – Slide 6
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The son heads to a far country. – Slide 7
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He enters a city. – Slide 8
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He soon attracts friends eager to help him spend his money. – Slide 9
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He spends his money on wild living ... – Slide 10
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... and living the party lifestyle. – Slide 11
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Luke 15 v 14 A famine hits the area and his money runs out. – Slide 12
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His new friends desert him. – Slide 13
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He leaves the city to look for work. – Slide 14
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Luke 15 v 15 The only job he can get is looking after pigs. – Slide 15
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It is one of the most unclean jobs a Jewish boy could imagine doing. – Slide 16
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He is so hungry he even longs to eat the pods the pigs are fed. – Slide 17
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Luke 15 v 19 He thinks of the food that the servants have at his fathers home; regrets his foolish behaviour and wants to put things right with God and his father. – Slide 18
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Luke 15 v 19 He heads back home to beg his father to accept him as one of his servants. – Slide 19
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Luke 15 v 20 His father sees him coming and is full of love for his disobedient son. – Slide 20
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He runs to greet his son... – Slide 21
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... and throws his arms around him and kisses him. – Slide 22
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Luke 15 v 21 The son confesses he has sinned against God and his father. He is no longer worthy to be called his son. – Slide 23
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Luke 15 v 22 His father tells the servants to bring his son the best robe, sandals and a ring for his finger. – Slide 24
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Luke 15 v 23 The fatted calf is killed and a celebration feast begins. – Slide 25
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Luke 15 v 25 Meanwhile the older son returns from working in a field and asks one of the servants what the music and dancing is all about. On hearing his younger brother has returned he is angry. – Slide 26
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His father goes out to plead with him to join the celebrations. The son complains how unfair it is that he has been working hard without any celebrations but his brother who has been squandering money is treated to a feast. – Slide 27
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Luke 15 v 32 His father explains that everything he has belongs to the older son but they must celebrate his lost son being found. – Slide 28
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The forgiving father celebrates his lost son being found, leaving the older son deciding how he is going to react. – Slide 29
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