Mar 26, 2022
The parable of the Prodigal or wasteful Son is more about the loving Father. God is not a raging tyrant who must be appeased through the suffering of his Son. Rather it's the extravagant love of Jesus, son of the extravagant Father, that makes atonement for our sins - the sacrifice of a spotless Passover Lamb. For the 4th Sunday of Lent, cycle C.