Culture of LifeMon Mar 12, 2012 - 12:04 pm EST
256 babies saved during 40 Days so far: here are some of the stories how
March 12, 2012 (40DaysforLife.com) - It’s another Good News Monday! So I’ll get right to the information I know you want to hear. So far during this 40 Days for Life campaign, we are aware of 256 babies who have been saved from abortion!
Here are just a few of the 256 stories of mothers who changed their minds.
ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI
A young woman walked past 40 Days for Life vigil participants and straight into Planned Parenthood.
“She was not able to receive any free services or options counseling,” said Brian in St. Louis, but “she was however showered in prayer the entire time she was in the abortion facility.”
Those prayers were answered. The woman left Planned Parenthood and spoke to one of the volunteers. She said while she was inside Planned Parenthood, she just didn’t feel right. She had changed her mind and decided against the abortion.
“We must remember that it’s not by human hands that these children are saved,” Brian said, “but instead by the work of the Holy Spirit.”
Vigil participants prayed as they watched a difficult scene unfold. A woman had arrived for an abortion. The child’s father, who was opposed to the abortion, tried his best to stop her — until the security guard finally ushered him out of the abortion center. He then waited in the parking lot.
The woman remained in the building, and didn’t come out until hours later — after the abortionist had left for the day. She finally walked out, she got into the car with the baby’s father … and they began to drive away.
Bob, one of the volunteers praying outside the abortion center, said the car approached the group and stopped. “They told us they had changed their minds and were going to keep their baby.”
It was, Bob said, an emotional moment. “The radiance of their smiles in realizing they had not done what their consciences had undoubtedly told them was wrong was amazing. What an experience. Praise God!”
At the 40 Days for Life vigil in Lincoln, Sue watched as a young woman walked out of Planned Parenthood and sat down on the steps. “I thought maybe she was having second thoughts,” she said.
“When I got her attention and it was quiet, I asked if she wanted to talk,” Sue explained. “She said she had decided against the abortion, and gave me a huge smile.”
Sue and the other volunteers then prayed for the young woman and her child’s safety. “I am sure God is saving more babies here,” she said.
COLLEGE PARK, MARYLAND
Janice says several women leaving the abortion center in College Park have told vigil participants that they did not have abortions — because they saw the people who were praying outside.
“Come pray in front of the clinic and help save lives,” Janice said. “You really can make a difference! If you are unable to join us in front of the clinic, please say an extra prayer for the unborn. Each life saved — as well as their families and friends — will be forever grateful.”
Here’s the link to today’s devotional.
As we hit the midway point of this 40 Days for Life, let’s double our efforts and finish strong!