The Lost Son

A Father’s Love

Jesus told this story about the lost son to show how much He loves us and how He wants to accept us when we turn to Him.

The Son Goes His Own Way

What kind of person was the younger son?

What did the younger son do? What happened to him?

The Son Comes to His Senses

Why did he decide to go home to his father’s house?

What “sin” did the son commit against his father and heaven?

What kind of reception was he expecting to receive back at home?

Accepted Again as a Son!

What did the son do after realizing that he had sinned?

Did the father accept his son? How do we know this?

What do you think of the father?

Ask a Friend

Can you share a story of receiving God’s acceptance and forgiveness?

What do you think about this story?

Is this story like real life?

Application

What can we do to go back to God?

Would you like to receive this kind of forgiveness?

Prayer Model

Heavenly Father, I thank You that You love me and that You are always ready to forgive me and accept me as Your child. Your love is amazing!

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