To start at part one of this series click here. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jGSttcyn2RI https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZCgmq0xXPWE Personhood is the status of being a person. According to law, only a natural person or legal personality has rights, protections, privileges, responsibilities, and legal liability. This is the issue that is being fought for when determining the status of the unborn. If … Continue reading Abortion (Part three: Politics)
For part one of this series click here. Let's start this part with a simple point. While the Bible may not be clear on when a life begins, if science were to determine that personhood begins at conception, the appropriate response for Christians would absolutely be to fight for that life. Because to terminate the … Continue reading Abortion (Part two: What does science teach?)
God's first commandment to humankind is "Be fruitful and multiply." Right away it is taught that this particular creation-humans-were unlike the rest of God's creation, these humans were made in the image of their Creator. From the very beginning of this faith children were considered a gift and blessing from the Creator. In Genesis 17, … Continue reading Abortion. (Part One-What does the Bible Teach?)
Beginning note: This was written a few months prior to the 2012 election. I once heard "love" defined in a way that completely changed my perspective on the matter. Love, as it was put, means giving up control. It means giving up the desire to change or manipulate the outcome of the relationship. It … Continue reading The Political bias towards control.