I don’t know if I am the prodigal or the stander. I left our marriage first, but after I came back to Christ, my spouse could not forgive me for what I had done. Now, I am praying for our marriage to be restored, but my spouse has moved on to another relationship and wants nothing to do with me. Is there any hope?

There is ALWAYS hope! With Jesus in your corner, nothing is impossible. It is not by chance that God has touched and changed your heart. He has called you to a very important task – to stand in the gap for your loved one; to serve as that angel mediator at His side. God has spoken to your heart and given you promises. And He who promises is faithful. “God is not a man, that he should lie, nor a son of man, that he should change his mind. Does he speak and then not act? Does he promise and not fulfill?” Numbers 23:19 And just as God has called you to repent and forgive, He has called your prodigal. Just as He spoke to you, He is speaking to them. Just as He whispered promises in the dark to you, He is whispering to them. Think about the many, many times He has held you in His arms when you were confused or hurting. Think about the numerous answered prayers and the peace and comfort you have found in His Word. This is what He wants for everyone, including the one you pray for. We shouldn’t be discouraged when circumstances make it seem impossible. We serve the God of the impossible. Nothing is too hard for Him. And although everything seems to be a big mess right now, He knows just the right time to make Himself known. He has placed the seed of His promise in your heart and He will bring it to fruition. “Do I bring to the moment of birth and not give delivery?” says the LORD. “Do I close up the womb when I bring to delivery?” says your God.” Isaiah 66:9

These answers have developed in response to questions we have received over many years. May you consult the answers with an open Bible and an open heart, thus allowing God’s Holy Spirit to help you find the truth.

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