Thursday, March 11, 2010

Thinking Faith on The Prodigal Son



The latest from Thinking Faith...


The prodigal son and his jealous brother
Jack Mahoney SJ continues to explore the ways in which Jesus teaches about God’s forgiveness in Saint Luke’s Gospel, from which our Sunday gospel readings for this Lent are taken. In the parable of the prodigal son, Jesus illustrates to his listeners the joy of forgiveness, both on the part of the penitent sinner and of God. But do we not feel a sneaking sympathy for the faithful and jealous elder brother? Read more

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Blogger anthony said...

so happens to be preaching on this text this sunday as we follow the lectionary readings year c. but title is 'crucial choices'. so i will focus on the choices each character makes and the consequences.

2:40 PM  
Blogger Alex Tang said...

choosing to forgive is a choice *smile*

3:11 PM  
Blogger Paul Long said...

Nice link. Thanks!

5:26 AM  

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