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When Having A Baby Is a Crime

devaremet Wrote: Jan 11, 2013 10:49 AM
The root cause for every problem in our world (ie; relational, environment, etc.) is always a spiritual issue. We need to believe in the true gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ by faith alone, and trust in Him for the outcomes. The fact that this call for repentance, asking Christ for forgiveness of our sins is rejected by many in our world today is why our problems have increased. May our blessed God, and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ have mercy on us.

Over the years, many people have asked me to pray for them concerning a myriad of problems and difficulties, but a request for prayer from a Christian living in mainland China was a first for me: His wife was pregnant with their second child, and with his country’s draconian one-child policy, having a second child would mean severe fines and penalties for many years to come. Would I please pray for him and for his wife?

While the situation in China is extreme, it is part of a much larger, global picture which includes: children viewed as a burden more than...