We are grateful for all of you who continue to pray and fast for Marius, Ruth, and their children. We are hopeful that the Bodnariu family will be reunited as we approach the crucial hearing that will take place at the County Committee for Social Affairs (May 30th – June 2nd). We believe the Lord will continue His work and will perform a miracle!
A team of psychologists, assigned by the County Committee for Social Affairs for an independent evaluation of the Bodnariu case, recently initiated a reunion, of a few short hours, for Marius & Ruth with all of their 5 children in their family home. All seven in the Bodnariu family welcomed their family reunion, the first since they were separated 6 months ago, and the entire event was filled with joy and sorrow simultaneously; each knowing that these short few hours were only temporary.
Marius & Ruth are holding strong for their family and we too continue alongside them! While baby Ezekiel is doing better now that he is at home, the remaining older 4 children fervently expressed their desperate desire to be returned home to their parents. The toll on the children of having been separated from their natural family is undeniable, very apparent in each of the Bodnariu children, and the children’s frustration is unavoidable. In turn, the Barnevernet impudently tries to spin the family’s time together, and children’s pleas for reunion, in such a way that all these tell-tale signs reflect negatively against the parents, Marius & Ruth.
Considering the short time remaining until the County Committee hearing, it is obvious that Barnevernet representatives are fighting desperately to gather – or rather, fabricate – any reasoning to defame the parents, Marius & Ruth; actions inherently working against the express interest of each of the children to return home to their natural family. In all this, Barnevernet undeniably demonstrates a blatant disregard pertaining to the superior interest expressed by the Bodnariu children and glaringly evidences Barnevernet’s unbridled diabolical intent of continuing in breaking up the Bodnariu family. Barnevernet has made the Bodnariu case a struggle for its own survival and seeks to destroy the Bodnariu family in this process as a sign to the world that Barnevernet alone dictates what is in the “superior interest of the child.” Barnevernet has clearly and unashamedly made known its intentions that it seeks to permanently remove all 5 of the Bodnariu children, including baby Levy Ezekiel, place each of them in separate foster homes, and only grant the parents, Marius & Ruth, limited visitation rights; a few hours per visit, four times a year.
As this seemingly unreal struggle intensifies, we earnestly request and encourage all of you to continue to supporting the Bodnariu family in prayer and fasting. We trust in our Lord Jesus Christ and believe that the County Committee deciding body will understand that there is no justification to not immediately and unconditionally reunite the Bodnariu family; a decision bringing this case to a happy ending and thus evidencing competence, objectivity, and clear mindedness on behalf of those in the County Committee.
This is the outcome we look forward to sharing with you in our next official statement; we don’t want to even think of the consequences and ramifications resulting from a different outcome…Again, we thank you for your continued support and pray that God reward you with His blessings in this life and eternal life thereafter!
Pastor Cristian Ionescu, Spokesman,
Coordinating team: Pastor Daniel Bodnariu, Steven Bonica, Peter Costea, Timotei Dinică, Pastor Cristian Ionescu, Vinicius Sabău, Dennis Stoia, Paul Susman, the extended Bodnariu family
WEEKLY WRAP-UP FOR 2016-5-21May 22, 2016
Photo by Emannuel Huybrechts
Spring is here and the butterflies are beginning to flutter signs of creation all over the Northern Hemisphere. The Wings of the Wind and its editor had an interesting week. On the blogging front:
Forced Adoption in the U.K. included this video:
The reason I put up the forced Adoption story was because my new friend Eugene Thinks He is Out of Options – Starting Hunger Strike Soon
https://chrisreimersblog.com/2016/05/16/to-be-an-example-we-must-follow-his-example/ is Rob Barkman discussing the topic. Rob has a very interesting blog entitled, “Settled in Truth Ministries.”
INDIA PROTESTS NORWAY’S CPS includes the following video by Dr. John Dayal:
Photo from Pastor Ciprian Barsan’s Blog
Photo from The Ligonier blog
American College of Pediatricians Slams Transgender Agenda in Children is an article from Dr. Chris Prunean’s Blog “Delight In Truth.” You will certainly not find this interesting article about the transgender subject anywhere in the mainstream media. “Why not?” is the question I have.
Review: Ashamed of the Gospel, by John MacArthur
I’ve been to Jim’s blog several times in the past. From this article, we appear like minded in the most important ways. I may have to try to get my hands on a copy of this now as Dan C. is reading it and, as it appears it may have some information on the “Downgrade controversy” in Spurgeon’s day of which I am not aware, I am curious.
Sermon Link: The Godhead Revealed by Dr Martyn Llloyd-Jones is a wonderful sermon that I found at Sherryn’s blog. Here is a man who knew how to rightly divide the Word of God.
Gospel Herald – Norway’s Seizure of Five Children due to Parents’ ‘Bible-Based Parenting Style’ Questioned by Over 100 Lawyers and Politicians Worldwide is only part of the story of the wonderful Christian family pictured above.
Photo by Sincere Finchy
Photo by Steven Bennett
On Tranquil Seas ~ is Deborah Ann’s poem I chose to publish this week. This was a much needed drink at an oasis along my journey this week. God’s Word is, of course, my primary source of strength, but Deborah Ann’s Words are based on scripture.
This was the favorite verse of a college friend who went on to become a pastor.
The joke of the week comes from Clayton:
“What do you call a speaker without speak?”
Photo by Joseph Francis
May the God, our Creator and the Creator of Heaven and Earth, bless your week.
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