May 24, 2015
John 15:26-27; 16:4b-15
Romans 8:22-27

It's just not fair!

Fourth Sunday in Lent




Object: a baseball

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Good morning! I have a baseball here. It's mine. I own it. Now let's suppose we played some baseball in the vacant lot after church and no one would let me play. I would not like that. I might say, "It's not fair!"

When Jesus told the story about the two brothers, the older brother said that to the father: "It's not fair! I've been good. I stayed at home and have helped you for a long time -- yet you give this one a big party. It's not fair!"

Do you remember the story? The younger son had asked for his share of his father's property. Usually that does not happen until the parent dies and leaves his or her property in a will. But this young man wanted his now! And the father gave it to him!

Then this boy went off and spent all the money -- he wasted it! When he realized...

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