Abortion

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Day’s Verse:

“Before I formed you in the womb I knew you, and before you were born I consecrated you… Do not be afraid of them, for I am with you to deliver you. Behold, I have put My words in your mouth.”

Jeremiah 1:4, 8, 9b

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Abortion is a difficult issue because, like the Creation/Evolution debate (which really only lives on in Christian circles; the general population made up its mind years ago), it touches on a crucial part of Christianity without standing as one of the key tenets of belief. Evolution challenges the Christian’s faith in God’s omnipotence as well as raising difficult questions regarding how to read your Bible. Once you begin claiming one part is metaphor, how can you claim another part, equally difficult to believe – Christ’s rising from the dead, for instance – is literal truth? Similarly, in the abortion debate, once one situation justifies a baby’s death, where do you draw the line? Continue Reading >>