Prodigals and Those Who Love Them: Words of Encouragement for Those Who Wait

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For anyone waiting for a prodigal's return.

There is perhaps nothing that brings more angst to a parent's heart than waiting for a prodigal to return home. Beloved author Ruth Bell Graham knew about prodigals—two of her five children were spiritual wanderers. In this time-tested classic, she offers encouragement to those who anxiously wait.

This is not a "how to" book that dispenses advice on ways to win back a prodigal. Instead, it is a ...

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Overview

For anyone waiting for a prodigal's return.

There is perhaps nothing that brings more angst to a parent's heart than waiting for a prodigal to return home. Beloved author Ruth Bell Graham knew about prodigals—two of her five children were spiritual wanderers. In this time-tested classic, she offers encouragement to those who anxiously wait.

This is not a "how to" book that dispenses advice on ways to win back a prodigal. Instead, it is a collection of readings one woman turned to for comfort when her children wandered from God. It shows how Graham's faith persevered and grew regardless of the outcome of her prodigals' stories.

In Part One, Graham introduces you to five prodigals who "returned to the father." In Part Two, she offers comfort and encouragement through Scripture, poems, hymns, prayers, and more. You will be touched by the honest feelings of pain, frustration, and uncertainty Graham expresses so eloquently. And you will share in the lessons she learned about God's sovereignty and ultimate peace.

Now beautifully repackaged, Prodigals and Those Who Love Them brings peace and hope to all parents of "wayward" children.

Ruth Bell Graham (1920-2007) was a mother, a grandmother, a great-grandmother, and the wife of well-known evangelist Billy Graham. She authored a number of books, including Ruth Bell Graham's Collected Poems and the bestselling One Wintry Night.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780801071553
  • Publisher: Baker Publishing Group
  • Publication date: 5/1/2008
  • Edition description: Reprint
  • Pages: 160
  • Sales rank: 541,902
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 0.37 (d)

Meet the Author

Ruth Bell Graham (1920-2007) was a mother, a grandmother, a great-grandmother, and the wife of well-known evangelist Billy Graham. She authored a number of books, including Ruth Bell Graham's Collected Poems and the bestselling One Wintry Night.

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Table of Contents


Foreword: Understanding Prodigals     9
Introduction     11
Five Prodigals Who Returned to the Father
Aurelius Augustine   Ruth Bell Graham     15
John Newton   Ruth Bell Graham     23
Flora Campbell   Ian Maclaren     31
Fyodor Dostoyevski   F. W. Boreham     45
Tullian Tchividjian   Gigi Tchividjian     53
Words of Hope and Comfort
Hymns of Hope     71
Encouragement from the Poets     81
Prayers from the Heart     91
Reflections on Parenting     101
Promises from God's Word     121
Thoughts on Prayer     125
A P.S. of Thoughts     139
Acknowledgments     151
Notes     153
Index of Titles and Scripture     155
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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 31, 2008

    comforting and inspiring

    After 4 1/2 years of waiting on a prodigal, this is absolutely the dearest and most comforting book I have found--and the only one that I will read again. I could have read this short book in an hour, but Mrs. Graham packs a lot in a few words. excellent and profound

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 1, 2012

    A True Christian Classic

    It has been several years since I waited for the return of a prodigal, but I remember this amazing book as being one of God' gracious provisions for me during that time.

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