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The Prodigal and Family

 The Prodigal and Family copyright © 2010 Debbie Turner Chavers The Prodigal is an example of choices and God's redeeming love for you and I. Most people at one time or another identify with being the prodigal son, but I want you to notice the pouting eldest son. It is hard to watch someone else use and abuse the mercy of God and not be offended, even as the elder son was offended. To work day in day out to do the right thing and still see it rain on the just and the unjust. But there is a need to remember that all that He is, all that He has, He has given to us, to those who would call upon His name and walk in fellowship with Him. Luke 15: 31, And he said unto him, Son, thou art ever with me, and all that I have is thine. Luke 15:17   And when he came to himself. The very thing that causes me to worship God because of His goodness to me, makes it hard to understand the choice that He gives us all. The ability to choose, even if the choice is wrong. God has no