Respond and Discuss
Reflect on this parable. Read it in the
context ofLuke Chapters 14-16 (select your favorite
personal translation or version). Then answer the following questions:
is this timeless parable really about?
the older brother sees the celebration for his younger brother’s return, he
grows angry and complains to his father. Does pride (or other emotions)
enter into the actions of either brother?
would your reaction be as the older sibling? The younger sibling? The father?
effectively do the structure and message of this parable (see textbook for
definition) convey lessons?
what way(s) doyoupersonally "connect" with this