Category: Living Kingdom
The story of the prodigal son (or the “lost” son) found in Luke 15:11-31 is one of Jesus’ most popular parables, and rightly so. It serves as a picture perfect example of the gospel in action.
Like many middle-borns in the birth order, I confess to being somewhat obsessed with fairness and the parable of “The Workers in the Vineyard” triggers my injustice meter.
In ancient history, pearls held pride of place for value and expense. So, the pearl in this parable represents something of great beauty, unique character and, understandably, immense value. What could that “something” be?