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A Word to the Wise

10-5-2016 – A Word to the Wise: The following chart reflects the number and percentage of births to unmarried women in the United States.
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A Word to the Wise

10-4-2016 – A Word to the Wise: Looking at this trend over a 30-year period, we can see the huge increase in births to unmarried women. As seen in the chart below, the percentage of these births rose from 10 percent in 1969 to 33 percent in 1999. In 1960, births to unmarried women accounted for only 5 percent of total births.

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A Word to the Wise

10-3-2016 – A Word to the Wise: I have seen numerous young women of marital age in the past few years. It is astounding how strongly they set their face against marriage. U.S. population studies tract the rise in both sexual activity and pregnancy among nonmarried women. “Trends in non-marital pregnancy rates reflect, in part, trends in sexual activity among unmarried women. Among unmarried adult women of childbearing age, levels of sexual activity remained stable or even increased slightly between 1988 and 1995. The proportion of unmarried women in their twenties who were sexually active in the previous year increased slightly, from 72.6 to 76.8 percent).”

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A Word to the Wise

9-30-2016 – A Word to the Wise: V. Heritage – Proverbs 5:15-17. “Drink water from your own cistern, flowing water from your own well. Should your springs be scattered abroad, streams of water in the streets? Let them be for yourself alone, and not for strangers with you.” The innocent are those who pay the highest price for immorality. Solomon warns that the results of immorality are an increase in illegitimate children. At one time, illegitimacy was considered a disgrace, which followed the person throughout their life. Now it has become almost a badge of honor. Women in larger and larger numbers seek children without marriage, without husbands.

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