10 Truths the Prodigal Son Teaches Us About Recovery
Most of us are familiar with the parable of the Prodigal Son in Luke 15. Although we’ve heard this story countless times and in countless ways, if we struggle with addiction, it is also a timeless story that has much to show us. There are the 10 truths that the Prodigal Son teaches us about recovery.
1. We’re All Given a Choice.
The father gave the prodigal son freedom when he, “agreed to divide his wealth between his sons” (Luke 15:12b, NLT). God gives us all a choice. Although we are free to choose addiction, we are not free to choose the consequences.
2. Behind Every Addict Is an Enabler. (more…)