"When he came to his senses, he said, 'How many of my father's hired men have food to spare, and here I am starving to death!
I will set out and go back to my father and say to him: Father, I have sinned1 against heaven and against you.
References for Luke 15:18
I am no longer worthy to be called your son; make me like one of your hired men.'
So he got up and went to his father. "But while he was still a long way off, his father saw him and was filled with compassion for him; he ran to his son, threw his arms around him and kissed him.2
References for Luke 15:20
"The son said to him, 'Father, I have sinned against heaven and against you.3 I am no longer worthy to be called your son. '
References for Luke 15:21
"But the father said to his servants, 'Quick! Bring the best robe4 and put it on him. Put a ring on his finger5 and sandals on his feet.
References for Luke 15:22
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;6 he was lost and is found.' So they began to celebrate.7
References for Luke 15:24