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Don't force that delivery!

Our hospital has this little chime which plays overhead announcing the birth of a new baby into the world.  It usually is played when mom and dad have settled in shortly after the birth and are able to hear it overhead to announce the arrival of the newest part of their family.  I wonder if there are any little chimes which go off in heaven, announcing to the angels that is time to strike up their "choir" and launch into worshipful exclamation that a new soul has been birthed into the Kingdom of God?  I think there just might be!  In fact, scripture tells us ALL of heaven rejoices when even one soul says "yes" to following Jesus! But some people did accept him. They believed in him, and he gave them the right to become children of God. They became God’s children, but not in the way babies are usually born. It was not because of any human desire or plan. They were born from God himself. (John 1:12-13 ERV) I have heard people ask questions such as, "Wh