For Sanctity of Life Sunday we feature a sermon from Shane Vander Hart that outlines a Biblical framework for why Christians should be pro-life.
My first reaction to this title: “25% of UK Women Under 16 Admit They’ve Engaged in Premarital Sex” was that this is part of the underlying challenge to our pro-life efforts. Since contraception costs money, risks embarrassment, is awkward and inconvenient, can be medically deleterious, and—above all—fails from time to time, a sexually promiscuous society is strongly tempted […]
I’ve discussed personhood, God’s ownership of our bodies, God’s prerogative based on His ownership, and that God hates the shedding of innocent blood. I have one last beam for this framework… in the Bible we can see that God has a special love for children. It isn’t that He doesn’t love all people, but He […]
As I’ve blogged on a Biblical framework for the pro-life position we’ve looked at the biblical position that life begins in the womb, we’ve seen that based on God’s ownership we belong to Him – not others, and that God has exclusive prerogative over human life and death. As we build on those Biblical truths […]
I’ve posted on a Biblical basis for personhood of the preborn, and then most recently blogged on God’s ownership of us and His creation. The next thing to look at as we discuss a biblical/theological framework for the pro-life position is the question – who has the prerogative over human life and death? “‘See now […]
I am continuing to lay a biblical framework for the pro-life position. Last time I dealt with personhood and how the Bible clearly demonstrates that personhood does begin inside the womb. I am, at the moment, just making a theological argument and will look at other aspects of this debate later on. One argument often […]
This deals with the fundamental question… when does life begin? At what stage do we consider someone a person? As an embryo? As a fetus (latin for: “little one”)? When they are born? Because if we consider that life begins at conception, that at that point is when we are who we are then all […]
This Saturday will mark the 38th anniversary of the Roe v. Wade decision making abortion legal in the United States. Since this is also Sanctity of Life week I wanted to dust off a series that I did back in 2008 at Caffeinated Thoughts that I think is pretty timeless and many of you likely […]