Day 11: Exploited Children

God’s plan is to give every child hope and a future, yet 15 percent of the world’s children are engaged in child labor, and child soldiers are now in almost every region of the world, illegally forced into armed conflict.

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Pray that God would bring justice to those exploiting and abusing children.


Ask God to send rescuers for child laborers and soldiers.


Pray for rehabilitative care for former child soldiers.

“Whoever oppresses the poor shows contempt for their Maker, but whoever is kind to the needy honors God.” — Proverbs 14:31

Has this helped you commit to pray for exploited children?

 


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