Jesus’ Warnings in the Parable of the Prodigal Son, part 4

Don't judge, and you won't be judged. Don't condemn, and you won't be condemned. Set free, and you will be set free. (Luke 6:37)
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Contrary to the way of life Jesus taught for His followers, the elder son in the Parable of the Prodigal Son was judgmental, condemning, and unforgiving. He epitomized the Jewish leaders. But do many professing Christian today also show the elder son’s attitude? Background image by Barbara Bonanno from Pixabay

In part 3, we saw how Jesus used the parable of Luke 15 as a way to warn the Jews who lived in His time. We also saw how those warnings were fulfilled. Now, in this final installment, let’s look at why Jesus’ warnings in the Parable of the Prodigal Son are so important to Christians today.