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This Father of the Prodigal Son

Jun 18, 2004 04:28 AM EDT

"But the father said to his servants, 'Quick! Bring the best robe and put it on him. Put a ring on his finger and sandals on his feet. Bring the fattened calf and kill it. Let's have a feast and celebrate. For this son of mine was dead and is alive again; he was lost and is found.' So they began to celebrate. (Luke 15:22-24 NIV)

This is how the father was...

= he gave love that was undeserving for his son

= he trusted his son

= he has sympathy toward his son

= he knows his son very well

= he was generous