The Prodigal Son is often read to mean that God loves sinners, whereas the Jews thought God only loved the righteous. This makes no sense.
Season after Pentecost | 26th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Year C)
Jeremiah 32:1-3a, 6-15; Psalm 91:1-6, 14-16; (Amos 6:1a, 4-7; Psalm 146;) 1 Timothy 6:6-19; Luke 16:19-31
Security and risk are nothing new. Today's biblical texts deal not with stocks and bonds exactly, but with living in the real circumstances of a difficult and uncertain world while also accepting the possibility of good, of help and support, comfort and security.