A Tale of Two Sons — Wednesday Followup

Here is some fol­lowup to Dave Massa’s mes­sage on the Prodi­gal Son. He men­tioned that he was just wet­ting our apetites to get in for ourselves.

Here are some ref­er­ences to get you started.

Remem­ber, you don’t have to be an all-out younger or older brother; we all have char­ac­ter­is­tics of one or the other. Seek God’s face and ask Him to purge you of younger– or older-brother char­ac­ter­is­tics so that we can more fully know the joy of God as He draws sin­ners to Himself!

John MacArthur’s ser­mon focuses on cul­tural insights into the parable

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John Piper’s ser­mon (audio and/or tran­script) focuses on the older brother’s mis­guided views and notions about his father:
The Blind­ing Effects of Serv­ing God

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Inter­Var­sity Press’ com­men­tary gives an overview of the themes of all three para­bles in Luke 15:
Why Pur­sue Sinners

Tim Keller’s Prodi­gal God (ser­mons) applies the char­ac­ter­is­tics of the younger brother, older brother, and father to cul­tural Amer­i­can Christianity

He Wel­comes Sin­ners — Luke 15:1–10

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Give Me Mine — Luke 15:11–14

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He Came to Him­self — Luke 15:11–20

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To Be Called Your Son — Luke 15:21–24

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And Kissed Him — Luke 15:11–24

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We Had to Cel­e­brate — Luke 15:17–32

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The True Older Brother — Luke 15:17–32

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