Were there to be no support in the whole history of ethical and moral thought, were there no acknowledged confirmation from medical science, were the history of legal opinion to the contrary, we would still have to conclude on the basis of God's Holy Word that the unborn child is a person in the sight of God. He is protected by the sanctity of life graciously given to each individual by the Creator, Who alone places His image upon man and grants them any right to life which they have.
Sunday, March 5, 2017
40 DAYS FOR LIFE: DAY 5: Great weather for prayer and fasting!
Usually, the "spring" campaign is really more like winter in many of the places where 40 Days for Life is taking place.
But this time ... we’re hearing about great weather in a number of locations – such as West Covina, California, for instance.
The simple comment from the team in West Covina was, “We're thanking God
for a beautiful day to start the spring 40 Days for Life campaign!”
But nonetheless – kudos to all of you who are putting up with cold and snow!
Pat, the leader in Anchorage, Alaska had a three-word summary of their kickoff event: “I was cold!”
Pat says a hearty bunch arrived for hymns, prayer and good fellowship.
“We were greeted by a protester of a different kind,” he said,
“30-mile-per hour winds that blew our signs away, broke stakes that held
signs in the snow ... and chilled to the bones!”
Cold and sunny was the weather report in Edmonton, Alberta. It was -7°C – that’s 19°F – and it was very windy.
“We were quite chilled after an hour,” said one of the local leaders,
“but our kickoff had some effect: one of my 'favorite' abortion staffers
poked her head out the front door to look around. Yes, we've begun --
40 days of prayer, fasting and witnessing for life!”
El Paso, Texas
It was cold and windy when I visited the volunteers in El Paso, where I
spoke at their kickoff. El Paso is one of the cities that’s taken part
in 40 Days for Life for a decade ... [more]
On the road
It’s great to visit so many vigil locations with the 40 Days for Life
bus. But even on the road between cities, we sure do get noticed! We stopped to fill the tank in the middle of nowhere in Arizona ... [more]
Volunteers hoped for sunshine for the start of the first 40 Days for
Life campaign in Frankfurt. Instead, they got wind, rain and cold. But they also got a bit of insight ... [more]
King will answer and say to them, “Assuredly, I say to you, inasmuch as
you did it to one of the least of these my brethren, you did it to me.”
Gracious and merciful Father, we renew our dedication to defending the
unborn and all whose right to life is compromised by our godless
society’s selfish lack of concern. Free us from our own failures and
sins so that we will be truly pro-life in every area of our lives.