October 20, 2019

A Tale of Two Sons

A Tale of Two Sons

The Lord Jesus was an extraordinary storyteller and was able to take parables and use them in a way that they drove home one point, yet also drew the audience in, then flipped it to expose the human pompousness. He used them to expose wrong thinking. This is a familiar story that is so often misused and misapplied – through moralism – completely missing the point. The parable is not about parenting, it’s not about the older brother being obedient (he wasn’t)…it’s simply a parable of two sons…