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.
Monday, March 11, 2019
40 Days For Life: DAY 6: She saw the ultrasound
Just 5 days in, we already know of 31 babies saved from abortion through YOUR prayers!
a rainy Memphis day, an abortion-bound couple refused assistance from a
trained sidewalk counselor named Tara. But before long, the man exited
Planned Parenthood, offering to help shield vigil participants'
materials from the rain.
Was he really that concerned about keeping some pro-life brochures dry? Or was he hoping to have his mind changed about abortion?
way, Tara gladly used the opportunity to tell him all about the support
available to help the couple choose life. The man said he would try to
change the woman's mind, but when a half hour passed, hope began to
Finally, they emerged from Planned Parenthood and announced they had decided against abortion!
this point, Tara had been relieved by a new sidewalk counselor named
Bethany (second from right above). On her very FIRST week of sidewalk
counseling, she walked the couple over to the pregnancy center and was
even invited to see the ultrasound.
"Praise Jesus!" Jessie, the Memphis leader, said. "Suddenly, the rain doesn't seem so bad!"
Stephanie decided to lead a 40 Days for Life campaign in Greeley, Colorado at the very last minute.
But it would not take long to find confirmation that she made the right choice. Her vigil saved a baby on day 1 of the campaign!
couple left Planned Parenthood and told a group of prayer warriors they
had decided against abortion. When Stephanie heard the good news, she
was stunned--and even asked the volunteer who told her to repeat
"She changed her mind because we were here," he said.
Thank you, Stephanie, for answering the call to lead in your community!
Plattsburgh, New York
The young couple sat conflicted in a car parked in front of Planned Parenthood.
vigil participant approached and initiated a conversation. "[The man]
said he really didn't want to go into Planned Parenthood," Nancy, the
local leader, reported.
Fortunately, the campaign volunteer had an alternative to the abortion facility. He walked them next door to the local pregnancy center for a free pregnancy test.
"Thank goodness..." Nancy said. "...we'll never know what Planned Parenthood would have done.
your Creator before the silver cord is loosed, or the golden bowl is
broken, or the pitcher shattered at the fountain, or the wheel broken at
the well. Then the dust will return to the earth as it was, and the
spirit will return to God who gave it.
God, we too often try to live in ways that ignore our coming death. We
forget that our days are numbered by You, that at the end of our days
your judgment awaits, that You are the Lord of our destiny. Help us to
repent daily, and then to live each day in joyful obedience. Lead us to
live in the light and promise of eternity. Prepare us to live fully and