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Luke 15:11-24

NIV 11 Jesus continued: “There was a man who had two sons. NIV 11 Jesus continued: “There was a man who had two sons. NIV 12 The younger one said to his father, ‘Father, give me my share of the estate.’ So he divided his property between them. NIV 12 The younger one said to his father, ‘Father, give me my share of the estate.’ So he divided his property between them. NIV 13 “Not long after that, the younger son got together all he had, set off for a distant country and there squandered his wealth in wild living. NIV 13 “Not long after that, the younger son got together all he had, set off for a distant country and there squandered his wealth in wild living. NIV 14 After he had spent everything, there was a severe famine in that whole country, and he began to be in need. NIV 14 After he had spent everything, there was a severe famine in that whole country, and he began to be in need. NIV 15 So he went and hired himself out to a citizen of that country, who sent him to his fields to feed pigs. NIV 15 So he went and hired himself out to a citizen of that country, who sent him to his fields to feed pigs. NIV 16 He longed to fill his stomach with the pods that the pigs were eating, but no one gave him anything. NIV 16 He longed to fill his stomach with the pods that the pigs were eating, but no one gave him anything. NIV 17 “When he came to his senses, he said, ‘How many of my father’s hired servants have food to spare, and here I am starving to death! NIV 17 “When he came to his senses, he said, ‘How many of my father’s hired servants have food to spare, and here I am starving to death! NIV 18 I will set out and go back to my father and say to him: Father, I have sinned against heaven and against you. NIV 18 I will set out and go back to my father and say to him: Father, I have sinned against heaven and against you. NIV 19 I am no longer worthy to be called your son; make me like one of your hired servants.’ NIV 19 I am no longer worthy to be called your son; make me like one of your hired servants.’ NIV 20 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. NIV 20 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. NIV 21 “The son said to him, ‘Father, I have sinned against heaven and against you. I am no longer worthy to be called your son.’ NIV 21 “The son said to him, ‘Father, I have sinned against heaven and against you. I am no longer worthy to be called your son.’ NIV 22 “But the father said to his servants, ‘Quick! Bring the best robe and put it on him. Put a ring on his finger and sandals on his feet. NIV 22 “But the father said to his servants, ‘Quick! Bring the best robe and put it on him. Put a ring on his finger and sandals on his feet. NIV 23 Bring the fattened calf and kill it. Let’s have a feast and celebrate. NIV 23 Bring the fattened calf and kill it. Let’s have a feast and celebrate. NIV 24 For this son of mine was dead and is alive again; he was lost and is found.’ So they began to celebrate. NIV 24 For this son of mine was dead and is alive again; he was lost and is found.’ So they began to celebrate.