- Jesus told a story about a younger son who asked his dad for his share of the family money. He wanted to be able to spend the money while he was young enough to enjoy it.
- This part of the Lost Son's story is found in Luke, chapter 15, verses 11 to 12.
- The Lost Son, also known as the Prodigal Son, appears in our Babble.on, Ballyhoo! and 2by2 games.
- The son travelled widely and quickly squandered all his money on reckless living and wild parties. All his new-found friends abandoned him as soon as his money ran out. He was stranded in a foreign country.
- This part of the Lost Son's story is found in Luke, chapter 15, verse 13.
- Foreign countries are also found in the stories of Joseph's brothers' search for food, Daniel in exile and Jesus' escape as a baby.
- Foreign countries and their cities appear in our Ballyhoo! game.
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- The son got a job with a pig farmer feeding his herd. He was so hungry that he wanted to eat the food he served to the pigs. He knew that his dad's servants ate better than he did so he decided to go home.
- This part of the Lost Son's story is found in Luke, chapter 15, verses 14 to 19.
- Pigs are also found in the story of Jesus' warning about judgement, Legion being healed by Jesus and Peter's warning about false prophets.
- Pigs appear in our 2by2 and Animal Scramble games.
- The Lost Son was worried about the reception he would get from his family. His father welcomed him back, gave him new clothes, shoes for his feet and a special ring to wear. He then threw a huge party (see Sarah for image of meat, Rachel & Leah for image of fruit and Zacchaeus for image of bread and wine). The young man's older brother was not happy about all the fuss being made but the father was delighted to have his son home safely.
- This part of the Lost Son's story is found in Luke, chapter 15, verses 20 to 32.
- Rings and jewellery are also found in the stories of Rebecca's first meeting with Abraham's servant and both Joseph's and Daniel's appointments as government ministers.
- Rings do not appear in any Lootro games yet but watch this space for news.