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 4, 2018
40 Days For Life: DAY 19: Two stats you won't forget
Dear Deacon John,
Every year 56 million people die in the world ... from all causes.
In addition to those 56 million, another 56 million die from abortion worldwide. We lose the same number of babies every year as from all other causes of death in the world combined. Lord help us!
are 40 Days for Life campaigns under way right now in 25 countries
around the globe. So at any given minute, there is always someone,
somewhere, praying for an end to abortion.
And that "someone" could be you!
still have the entire second half of the campaign to go ... so if you
have not done so already, please find your vigil, pray ... and be a witness that Jesus Christ can heal our broken world.
"God has blessed us," said one of the 40 Days for Life team members in Timisoara.
people prayed outside the abortion center, a couple approached the
building. The woman went in ... but the man remained outside.
began to read the messages from the volunteers' placards and talked to
them," she said. Before long, he began to see that abortion was not the
way to go.
then went into the abortion facility ... and convinced the woman to
come out. With the volunteers' encouragement, they went to a pregnancy
help center for counseling ... and she decided to keep her baby!
us it was an encouragement from the Lord," the volunteer said. "It was a
clear message that He is there in the street and that this work is
prayerful, physical presence outside of the abortion clinic is highly
effective," said Jo, the 40 Days for Life coordinator in Perth.
young woman accepted information about support services ... and even
spoke to a sidewalk advocate ... but still went into the abortion
spending hours inside," Jo said, "she appeared outside again, with huge
relief and happiness on her face and came and told us all that she had
decided to keep her baby!"
She added, "we are making a difference."
"The campaign to save lives from abortion continues in Jos," said Maureen, the local 40 Days for Life leader.
young expectant mother approached volunteers and asked how she could
get help to keep her baby, which she is under pressure to abort.
"To the glory of God, she has agreed to keep the baby and we will help her," Maureen said. "Awesome God!"
I have despised the cause of my male or female servant when they
complained against me, what then shall I do when God rises up? When He
punishes, how shall I answer Him? Did not He who made me in the womb
make them? Did not the same One fashion us in the womb?
forgive us when we try to explain away the obligation we have to help
others who need help. Enable us to not devalue them because they are in
the circumstance that they are in, but to see them for what they are,
those, who like us, were formed by your hand in their mother’s womb.