The Prodigal Son: An Astonishing Study of the Parable Jesus Told to Unveil God's Grace for You
Previously published as A Tale of Two Sons
Nearly two thousand years ago, Jesus told a simple parable about a family . . . a father and his two sons. It was a story of rebellion, repentance, and unfathomable grace. The Parable of the Prodigal Son still stands out as a crucial lesson about our struggle with sin and dependence on divine salvation. But there is a part of this story that often goes untold. It's a message you need to hear. This powerful book provides fascinating new insight into one of the Bible's most important stories. Using accurate and captivating historical context, John MacArthur invites you to hear the parable of the prodigal son as it was originally intended. Beautiful in their simplicity, rich in God's forgiveness, these twenty-two verses from Luke will reawaken you to a new understanding of God's love and the joy our repentance brings to Him. You are about to experience a tale of inexhaustible grace and an ending you've never heard before.
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MacArthur does an excellent job of bringing the reader into history of the period of this parable. He thoroughly parses this passage and gives you fresh insight into the Lord's meaning from several angles, while staying true to the scriptures. An excellent read. Read full review