Bible: Luke 15:17-24

15:17 But when he came to his senses 1  he said, ‘How many of my father’s hired workers have food 2  enough to spare, but here I am dying from hunger! 15:18 I will get up and go to my father and say to him, “Father, I have sinned 3  against heaven 4  and against 5  you. 15:19 I am no longer worthy to be called your son; treat me 6  like one of your hired workers.”’ 15:20 So 7  he got up and went to his father. But while he was still a long way from home 8  his father saw him, and his heart went out to him; 9  he ran and hugged 10  his son 11  and kissed him. 15:21 Then 12  his son said to him, ‘Father, I have sinned against heaven 13  and against you; I am no longer worthy to be called your son.’ 14  15:22 But the father said to his slaves, 15 Hurry! Bring the best robe, 16  and put it on him! Put a ring on his finger 17  and sandals 18  on his feet! 15:23 Bring 19  the fattened calf 20  and kill it! Let us eat 21  and celebrate, 15:24 because this son of mine was dead, and is alive again – he was lost and is found!’ 22  So 23  they began to celebrate.

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