sovereign hand of God
God’s Sovereign Hand Over His Children’s Foolishness
I. The foolishness of the son is his defiance of the word of God.
A. God’s word is communicated through the fathers’ teachings to his son.
B. Failure to heed his father’s warnings & teachings brings the reward of such behavior, which is poverty.
II. The sovereignty and mercy of God is seen in His orchestration of events to bring around the prodigal.
A. When the famine came.
B. What kind of famine it was.
C. The result of God’s intervention.
1. Hardship – designed to bring us closer to Him.
2. Humility –
3. Confession –
4. Resurrection –