King Herod was afraid of Jesus and ordered many innocent lives to be slaughtered. Even Herod died long time ago, but his spirit is still around, and innocent lives are in danger. Today we remember in our prayer all those unborn lives persecuted by contemporary Herods.
God is the giver of all life, and this life begins in the mother's womb: “The word of the LORD came to me, saying, ‘Before I formed you in the womb, I knew you, before you were born, I set you apart; I appointed you as a prophet to the nations.’” (Jeremiah 1:4-5)
Let us prayer today for every baby waiting to be born: “Jesus, my Light in the darkness, your word says that we are the light of the world. Protect this unborn child and may she or he be the light of the world as they grow up. May the light of Christ illuminate the world through this baby. May he or she make a difference in this world for the glory of your name. [from connectusfund.org]