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If a child is a blessing from God in laestadianism, then what would a dead infant (by means of spontaneous or induced abortion) mean? Perhaps, God wants the child to die? What does it mean for a child to be a blessing from God (in Lutheranism)?

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Are there any laestadians here? It may not be the best place to ask. –  curiousdannii Jun 1 at 5:30
Their American conference site is at llchurch.org and contraception is discussed in this pdf file. While they are very strong about no birth control, I doubt if they will state anything beyond normal Christian ideas about the tragedies of early childhood death. –  disciple Aug 29 at 4:38

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It means that someone did not have faith that God would help take care of the child. God does not want children to die, but if they do he has a plan.

John 6:39 NKJV

This is the will of the Father who sent Me, that of all He has given Me I should lose nothing, but should raise it up at the last day.

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How do you show that it is laestadian theology? –  Anonymous May 1 at 22:55
I doubt that many Lutherans have the bad idea that suffering has a direct causal connection to a lack of faith. –  curiousdannii Jun 1 at 7:21

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