Every Child Is a Wanted Child

Volume 6, Number 14 JUNE 5, 2012
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EVERY CHILD IS A WANTED CHILD

For You From The Word

baby-in-hand-bl-wh.jpgBut now, this is what the Lord says —
He who created you, O Jacob;
He who formed you, O Israel:
"Fear not, for I have redeemed you;
I have summoned you by name; you are mine.” 
(Isaiah 41:1)

 

For You To Think About

Each year in the United States, about 51,000 American children and 6,500 foreign children are placed for adoption, totaling about 58,000 adoptions.

In contrast, each year in the U.S. there are about 1.3 million abortions … while only 4% of American women who face an unplanned pregnancy make an adoption plan.

Experts estimate it is somewhere between 1-2 million couples (the Family Research Council) and 10 million couples (National Council for Adoption) seeking to adopt.

Imagine another scenario …
couplewithstroller.jpgSuppose somehow the numbers of pregnant women who chose adoption over abortion grew from 4% to 50% tomorrow. Even at that rate, with no bureaucratic snafus, it would take up to 4 years before the minimum numbers of families seeking to adopt (1-2 million) would level out. That’s not counting the numbers of families who begin to seek adoption in those intervening 4 years.

Pro-choice organizations often justify terminations with the slogan, "Every child a wanted child" — inferring that unplanned children are not wanted. That’s a false assumption. The numbers show a profound truth: Every child is wanted, and wanted desperately.
(Special thanks to Pregnant Pause for this content.)

womanworshipsm.jpgFor You to Pray

Gracious Father,
Move in hearts of pregnant women to consider choosing life.
In Jesus’ name, Amen.

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This Week’s Prayer Focus

Pregnant women considering an adoption plan

More info …

Get more statistics and information on abortion and adoption at Pregnant Pause.

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