God's Trombones: Seven Negro Sermons in Verse - The Prodigal Son Summary & Analysis

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The Prodigal Son Summary

This sermon is based on the Biblical story of the prodigal, or reckless, son. Stanza one is a warning to all young men that they are not big enough or powerful enough to take on combat with God. In the second stanza the preacher introduces his subject. The preacher uses a parable that Jesus tells and is now recorded in the New Testament. The preacher contends that Jesus did not give the man or the sons in the parable names because the story refers to God and all of His sons, all of mankind that live on the earth. The preacher indicates that all people can be categorized as one of these two types of sons.

In the third stanza, the younger of the two sons asks his father for his part of his father's property. Although the father...

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