Monday, February 22, 2016

God's Love for Those Who Are Perishing

Another of the moms I work with who chose life at the abortion center saw her baby last week on 3-D ultrasound through Sweet Pea 3-D Imaging, who partners with Cities4Life.  The mama sent me this photograph and told me, "I will let nothing hurt my baby! I could not have done this without you."

Well, yes, she could have, but I am very grateful I was there. She could not have done this without God, however, and it is to His glory that she recognized that. The young father, unusual in many of the couples I counsel, also thanks me regularly. I send them both daily Bible verses, and he often comments on them. I have high hopes for this little family. They are on the right path. God's truth has found a home in their hearts.

Some couples require extensive contact and assistance. This one just needed the Gospel. Their hearts were so ready to hear God's powerful truth that instantly, they wanted to ask Him to be Lord of their lives, and they want to follow His plan. I LOVE this ministry.

So, off I go this morning, as I do every Monday, to the sidewalks of the abortion center. Our sermon Sunday was a reminder that we do not fight against human enemies, but against the spiritual forces of evil. It is easy to demonize the person, but the person is just as much a precious soul before God as I am. However, demons can and do deceive and lie, and harden hearts so that God's message is deflected and ignored.

My prayer must be to overcome that spiritual darkness, and my weapons are the Word of God, the conviction and guidance of the Holy Spirit, the righteousness of God that covers me, and truth of the Gospel. My conviction is that I am to be used of God in a spiritual battle, and the enemy is not the abortion minded mamas, nor the nasty 'bouncers', nor the abortion doctors. My enemy is Satan.

When regarded in that light, it is easier to feel love and compassion for those who are treading such a destructive path. It is out of that love that we stand on the sidewalks, speaking on behalf of the babies, and on behalf of the mothers' precious souls as well. No one lasts long on the sidewalks at the gates of hell if they don't feel God's love for those about to perish.

 Satan wants nothing more than to delude the young mothers that the child they carry is not made in God's image, is not human, and is of no value or worth. My mission is to remind them of Truth, which every mother knows at the core of her being.

Prayers appreciated.
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Ephesians 6:12 

For we do not wrestle against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the cosmic powers over this present darkness, against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavenly places.

Put on the whole armor of God, that you may be able to stand against the schemes of the devil.

For though we walk in the flesh, we are not waging war according to the flesh. For the weapons of our warfare are not of the flesh but have divine power to destroy strongholds. We destroy arguments and every lofty opinion raised against the knowledge of God, and take every thought captive to obey Christ,

4 comments:

  1. No one lasts long on the sidewalks at the gates of hell if they don't feel God's love for those about to perish.???YOu write...if they feel God'slove...?

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    1. hmmm. no i didnt. i wrote "if they dont feel God's love" the sidewalk counselors won't last long. Am i missing your point?

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    2. Christina here... Perhaps it was the word "feel"...because love is a decision. God's love is something we know because He says so, even when we don't feel it. Our feelings are not to be trusted. :-) Praying for you today, and praying for softened hearts in those who think they want to go through those gates.

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  2. Praying for you as soon as I woke up.

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