Authors Earle and Lawrence Wilson engagingly lead readers through Jesus' most famous parable of a prodigal son, his older brother, and his patiently waiting father (Luke 15:11-32). In thirty devotional readings, they explore the twists and turns of our soul's journeys into deeper discipleship. Ideal for six-week group studies, as well as for individual devotion and reflection, this book personally and practically connects biblical study with spiritual formation. Whether you are a child needing either to be forgiven or to embrace forgiveness, your Father waits with open arms.
Perhaps the greatest story Jesus ever told was the parable of the prodigal son; but far more than what popularly comes to mind as a parable for the wayward, it was intentionally and foremost about discipleship. Authors Earle and Lawrence Wilson, bring their vast combined ministry and writing experience to bear as they open up this beloved passage in Luke 15 with fresh and soul-transforming perspective. Follow their journey into deeper discipleship through thirty devotional-style readings (ideal for group study). Each reading examines every key phrase from the prodigal parable, with artful narrative and thoughtful exposition that bring Jesus meaning to life.
Earle L. Wilson has been a pastor, college president, and denominational leader for more than sixty years. He is author of Holy and Human and We Hold These Truths. He is also General Superintendent Emeritus of The Wesleyan Church.
Lawrence W. Wilson has been exploring the lessons of the Prodigal Son through preaching and writing for over thirty years. He is the author of three books, and his blog, Encouraging Pastors, is found at LawrenceWilson.com.