Luke 15: 11-32
"The Heart of Christianity"

As we explore what is likely one of Jesus’ most familiar parables, we come to a story that reveals to us the heart of the Christian faith.  Christianity is not simply about being moral and doing the right thing.  God is after our hearts and unless we see this fact, we can “miss” God while being good.  This parable shows us that there are two ways we can “miss” God, one is obvious to us all but the other is no less deadly.  It is when we see this clearly, and when we see all that Jesus has done to redeem us from each of these wrong paths, that our hearts will be captured by God’s great love for us and transformed by him.