Scott Richards is a graduate of The University of Arizona, and Talbot Theological Seminary. … Read More >>
The Greatest Short Story Ever Told
The parables of the Lost Sheep and Lost Coin were both spoken to the same audience in order to emphasize the same point. God is in the rescue business when it comes to His relationship with mankind.
1. The audience of Jesus' parables in this passage were the kind of people who needed saving and knew it.
2. The focus of the parables of the Lost Sheep and Coin were to emphasize God's focus concerning mankind is our salvation.