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When a Father Gives Great Gifts

Words: Charles H. Wheatley, III
Tune: HENDON, by H.A. Cesar Malan
Scripture: Luke 15:11-32
Topics: Prodigal Son; homecoming; welcome; repentance; forgiveness

Charles Wheatley composed this hymn text almost sixty years ago as a Drew Theological Seminary student pastor of a four-point charge near Mt. Airy, Maryland. This is its first publication. The Prodigal Son passage appears as the gospel lesson for the Fourth Sunday of Lent in Year C. Mr. Wheatley can be contacted by email at [email protected]

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