What should Christian parents do if they have a prodigal son (or daughter)?


Clarify (1) Share Report Asked July 01 2013 Mini Anonymous (via GotQuestions)

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Open uri20130925 24008 ro8s4h Lea Ann McCombs

I have lived through this nightmare and God has given me perspective and a heart to encourage others who are living it. I wrote a blog that has helped many other parents who feel they have nowhere to turn and that no one understands. Maybe it will help someone reading this post: http://waywardchildren.blogspot.com/

April 14 2014 Report

Newme Susan Jeavons

Lea Ann, I just finished reading your entire blog on wayward children. Thank you so much for writing it. I am encouraged by it.

I just lost my 49-year-old son who was severely mentally ill and an alcoholic. Two years ago I sat with him and we prayed. He accepted Christ as his savior and repented. He continued to pray and talk to God, but his addiction finally got the best of him. He had a massive coronary. I can only pray that he is in God's hands now.

Again, thank you and God Bless you.
PS-Your grand daughter is beautiful.

August 25 2017 Report

Open uri20130925 24008 ro8s4h Lea Ann McCombs

Hi Susan. Thank you for your kind words. I'm so sorry about your son, but we can rest in the knowledge that God always does what is right and you can entrust your son to Him. I'm glad you were encouraged by my blog. May God continue to comfort you in your loss.

Blessings as you move forward.

August 26 2017 Report

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