Wednesday, February 8, 2017

Life is Sacred - the Beginning, the Middle, and the End

When I was not yet a believer in Christ and young, I thought abortion was a justifiable choice, old people were a hindrance, and trying to prolong life-curing expensive diseases was lunacy.

I came to know Christ and everything changed.

Now, I fight for the rights of the unborn on the sidewalks of the Southeast's busiest abortion center, am going on a month of staying with my mom and fighting for humane and kind treatment of all the elderly who are bewildered  and dehumanized in long-term nursing facilities, and endured my own battle with breast cancer costing almost $200,000 when all was done.

The Bible is clear. Human life is sacred. From the moment of conception to the moment of death, God leaves us no room to think otherwise. We are to revere and respect the aged. We are to honor all human life which alone is made in God's creation. We are to nurture and care for the innocent children in and out of the womb, given as a blessing of God. Circumstances should never dictate the clear value God places on human life.

This doesn't mean circumstances for the young, the middle, and the old are not unbearable at times. They are. However, after my own battle with cancer, I discovered the truth of God's presence in the midst of those unbearable times is more real than ever.

He who created us is the author of life, and it is to Him we should submit through the bright mornings, and the waning twilight of our earthly sojourn.

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Jeremiah 1:4-5 Now the word of the LORD came to me, saying, “Before I formed you in the womb I knew you, and before you were born I consecrated you; I appointed you a prophet to the nations.”
Isaiah 49:1,5  Listen to me, O coastlands,  and give attention, you peoples  from afar.    The LORD called me from the womb, from the body of my mother he named my name… And now the LORD says, he who formed me from the womb to be his servant, to bring Jacob back to him; and that Israel might be gathered to him—for  I am honored in the eyes of the LORD,  and my God has become my strength.
Psalms 22:9-10 Yet you are he who  took me from the womb;  you made me trust you at my mother’s breasts.  On you was I cast from my birth, and from  my mother’s womb you have been my God.

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