Yesterday’s passage described God’s grace with the picture of adoption.

“When the fulness of the time was come, God sent forth his Son, made of a woman, made under the law, to redeem them that were under the law, that we might receive the adoption of sons.

Galatians 4:4-5

Another wonderful illustration of God’s grace is Jesus’ story of the prodigal son, which tells the story of the amazing forgiveness we have in Christ. This article explains more about the meaning behind that well-known parable.

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How do you know if you're forgiven?

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Additional Questions You Might Have

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What does the parable of the Prodigal Son mean?

Many wonder about the meaning of the parable of the prodigal son that is recorded in Luke 15. Who does Jesus emphasize in this well-known story?

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Does God’s forgiveness give us a license to sin?

A common response to the teaching that forgiveness is God’s gift is the thought that this then gives people the license to sin all the more. But Scripture doesn’t support that argument.

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How is Perfection Achieved?

To enter heaven, a person must be perfect. “Be ye therefore perfect, even as your Father which is in heaven is perfect” (Matthew 5:48). So, how is perfection achieved?