And Kissed Him

The one thing everybody knows when you read the parable of the prodigal son is it’s about forgiveness. The parable is a beautiful picture of a father that forgives his son and welcomes him home. 

Let’s take a look first at what it teaches us about forgiveness and then ask the question … What kind of community would we be if we took the teaching about forgiveness seriously? Consider these four headings: forgiveness is assertive, it’s sacrificial, it’s powered from inside, and it leads to a resurrection.

This sermon was preached by Rev. Timothy Keller at Redeemer Presbyterian Church on October 26, 2008. Series “The Fellowship of Grace”. Scripture: Luke 15:11-24, Matthew 5, Matthew 18, John 1.

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