Picture of the Week 04/21/17

We assume that the older brother in the Parable of the Prodigal Son was the one with the birthright, but what if the father had given it to the younger brother? If that’s the case, then redemption takes on a whole new level of meaning.


© Albert J. McCarn and The Barking Fox Blog, 2017.  Permission to use and/or duplicate original material on The Barking Fox Blog is granted, provided that full and clear credit is given to Albert J. McCarn and The Barking Fox Blog with appropriate and specific direction to the original content.

Author: Albert J. McCarn

I am a lifelong disciple of Jesus (Yeshua) of Nazareth, an avid student of the Bible, a devoted husband and father, a 29-year veteran of the United States Army, and a historian who connects people with their own stories.

6 thoughts on “Picture of the Week 04/21/17”

    1. That’s what happened to me when I saw it. By the way, Jeremiah 31 is the “New Covenant” chapter, and Hebrews 8 is the only other place where that text is quoted. So what does that tell you about being “grafted in” to Israel?

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  1. Definitely mindbending… making me ponder Yeshua’s role as Redeemer, both individual and CORPORATE, as well as Yosef’s role being ejected from the family, but ultimately being the one who saves and protects the family during Jacob’s troubles. May we learn the example of penitent meekness from both toward Judah!

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