This is not scriptural - Clergyman, Laurie Idahosa tells parents who name their child after another child they lost

This is not scriptural - Clergyman, Laurie Idahosa tells parents who name their child after another child they lost


Clergywoman, Laurie Idahosa, has said it is unscriptural for parents to name their child after the one who has passed.



In a post shared on her Instagram page, Laurie who also lost her first child, Ben, many years ago, said she had a chat with a woman who lost her first child and is currently pregnant with the second one. She mentioned that the woman told her that her deceased child was coming back through her second pregnancy.



Laurie said this was something she heard repeatedly when she also lost her son. She pointed out although it is comforting to share the name of a deceased child, it is unscriptural. She said according to the scripture, no one who is dead returns in human form.

Seh wrote


''Today, I spoke with a wonderful lady in my DM about the loss of her first child and the subsequent pregnancy that she is carrying now. She mentioned something that I have heard over and over again, most especially when I experienced the loss of my first son. People kept telling me that “Ben,” my son who lived for just 12 hours, was coming back again in my next pregnancy. I even had people encouraging me to name my 2nd son Ben since he had come back again. While it may seem to bring comfort….Latest Post
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