Jesus began His parable with the words “A certain man had two sons…” It has been said that this is the greatest parable of all, and for good reason.
Here we find a remarkable puzzle.
What did these sons really want?
Were they really all that different?
Down the long hall of human history, human beings have been reacting to each other — and calling this reaction “righteousness.” Is this really the case? In this fascinating parable, Jesus Christ pulls away the mask from humanity, to reveal what we really are.
The highway to heaven is hidden in humility, but the path to punishment is paved with pride.
For part two of this message, click here.