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The Parable of the Prodigal Son Luke 15:11-32


Deacon Don Griffith Special to The News Historical setting of the parable. According to the law, Deuteronomy 21:17, the younger son would receive upon the death of his father one third of the inheritance in contrast to two thirds for the first born or older brother. Also, important to note, that in North Middle Eastern literature, past or present, there is no example of a younger son asking for his inheritance from a father who was in good health. It should be pointed out the older brother represents…Read the rest of this story and more stories like this in your latest edition of The Ennis News. Be informed, subscribe today!

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