The parable of the prodigal son, Pt 8
Luke 15:11-32 – The Prodigal’s Riotousness and Ruin, 13-16.
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1. Life can only be gainfully employed under obedience to the gospel. The Prodigal “wasted” his substance. Nothing was gained by him from the time he spent in the far country.
“The blessing of the LORD, it maketh rich, and he addeth no sorrow with it,” Pro 10:22. I do not mean you cannot make money except you are saved. I mean you can only lay up riches in heaven by obedience to the gospel.
(We were given help of the Lord to explain and illustrate this verse beyond that which we had planned.)
The Saviour tells us how to invest for eternity.
“So is he that layeth up treasure for himself, and is not rich toward God. . . . . Sell that ye have, and give alms; provide yourselves bags which wax not old, a treasure in the heavens that faileth not, where no thief approacheth, neither moth corrupteth,” Luke 12:21, 33.