[DailyReading] Ruined life, humble plea, joyful return
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Thu Mar 23 00:00:02 MDT 2017
Lesson: The Humble Revived
Reading: Ruined life, humble plea, joyful return 2017-03-23
Reference: Luke 15:11-24
Luke 15:11: And he said, A certain man had two sons:
Luke 15:12: And the younger of them said to his father, Father, give me the portion of goods that falleth to me. And he divided unto them his living.
Luke 15:13: And not many days after the younger son gathered all together, and took his journey into a far country, and there wasted his substance with riotous living.
Luke 15:14: And when he had spent all, there arose a mighty famine in that land; and he began to be in want.
Luke 15:15: And he went and joined himself to a citizen of that country; and he sent him into his fields to feed swine.
Luke 15:16: And he would fain have filled his belly with the husks that the swine did eat: and no man gave unto him.
Luke 15:17: And when he came to himself, he said, How many hired servants of my fathers have bread enough and to spare, and I perish with hunger!
Luke 15:18: I will arise and go to my father, and will say unto him, Father, I have sinned against heaven, and before thee,
Luke 15:19: And am no more worthy to be called thy son: make me as one of thy hired servants.
Luke 15:20: And he arose, and came to his father. But when he was yet a great way off, his father saw him, and had compassion, and ran, and fell on his neck, and kissed him.
Luke 15:21: And the son said unto him, Father, I have sinned against heaven, and in thy sight, and am no more worthy to be called thy son.
Luke 15:22: But the father said to his servants, Bring forth the best robe, and put it on him; and put a ring on his hand, and shoes on his feet:
Luke 15:23: And bring hither the fatted calf, and kill it; and let us eat, and be merry:
Luke 15:24: For this my son was dead, and is alive again; he was lost, and is found. And they began to be merry.
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