Item description for Welcome Home: Receiving the Father's Forgiveness and Acceptance: Based on the Parable of the Prodigal Son by David Ravenhill...
Overview Combined with G. Campbell Morgan's classic The Parable of the Father's Heart, author David Ravenhill recasts the prodigal son story into 20th-century settings, citing parallels between the prodigals of yesterday and today. Welcome Home warns and warms the heart, as it not only chronicles the steady downward spiral from prosperity to the pig pen; but it also provides steps leading to full relationship restoration.
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Studio: Destiny Image
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.86" Width: 6.11" Height: 0.56" Weight: 0.77 lbs.
Release Date Oct 1, 2008
Publisher Destiny Image Publishers
ISBN 0768427193 ISBN13 9780768427196
Availability 37 units. Availability accurate as of Feb 19, 2017 01:42.
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More About David Ravenhill
Ravenhill, who is engaged in a full time itinerant ministry, established Spikenard Ministries to reflect his desire to see extravagant worship, intimacy, and maturity brought to the Body of Christ.
David Ravenhill currently resides in Lindale, in the state of Texas.
Reviews - What do customers think about Welcome Home?
Welcome Home Jun 4, 2009
David Ravenhill uses the parable of the prodical son to help believers take a more personal look at the forgiveness that our heavnely Father offers. This teaching will encourage the reader to break free and experience the freedom that we have in Christ.
WELCOME HOME Jan 5, 2009
David Ravenhill pulls no punches in clearly depicting the absolute awfulness of sin. Which is seen in the effect of our sin upon a brokenhearted Heavenly Father. If your heart is crying for genuine restoration and true healing of your relationship with God. "Welcome Home" will lead you into a fresh ecnounter with the Living God that you have never known before!
The Parable of the Prodical Son Oct 18, 2008
We have heard many sermons on the "Pordical Son" and all are just really great and excellent. This book, however, is the first read (other than the Bible) that sheds a clear light...a hundred watt bulb...on one of the great needs of all people today and that is forgiving those who hurt you, then all of us really working to forget that hurt, and to all, as stressed in this book, moving strongly on to the more or most important priorities of life. "Be a positive thinker". Read and love the writings of David Rayenhill author, missionary and pastor/teacher in "Welcome Home".
A Far Country - An Alienation of the Heart Oct 15, 2008
"Welcome Home" by David Ravenhill provides a fresh approach into the classic parable of the prodigal son from the teachings of Jesus. The book begins by describing the parable in light of a contemporary family setting.
Short fast moving chapters draw the reader into the parallelism of today's youth growing in their giftedness and ministry, seeking Godly counsel eagerly seeking more but soon, "not many days later...he gathered everything together" to go to a far country. Ravenhill sees the far country as an alienation of the heart. He used Solomon as another example of a son who inherited much but desired more and soon his desire for God was replaced with a desire for strange gods. He warns of the perils of prosperity without purpose.
The chapter entitled "The Journey Home" and "The Father Ran" beautifully describes the joyous reunion of father and son, of a son's confession and a father's acceptance and forgiveness.
Each chapter closes with opportunity for the reader to digest and reflect on the thought provoking truths of the chapter. This contemplation allows the reader to assimilate this solidly based Biblical teaching.
G. Campbell Morgan's classic book "The Parable of the Father's Heart" is included as Part 2 of "Welcome Home." The book closes with a final application of the parable and a charge to enter into an intimate fellowship with the Lord.
Ravenhill captures the essence of a father's unconditional love for his children. He writes with the prayer that the reader will discover the incredible love, mercy and grace of God the Father and experience personally the joy of accepting His forgiveness and acceptance.
home Oct 13, 2008
Good book about how God wants all of us to return to Him when we fall or fail. He is always ready to forgive and accept us back to Him.