(ver 1.2) This is Part 4 in the series of lessons on what God thinks about abortion and if you have not read it from the beginning I would suggest that you go and start with “Part 1“. I don’t know if this will be my last blog on this subject or not. There is really much more to learn. However, there are also many other subjects in the Bible. I do believe that this subject is one of the most important subjects in the heart of God that we should understand clearly. If God can’t stop people from killing their own children, that He is trying to send into this world, then He has a major problem that will be solved some day and you probably won’t like His solution. Right there I probably just said several things that offended someone. God not able to do something is just inconceivable. However the Bible says this on the Subject of Abortion:
Deuteronomy 30:19 I call heaven and earth to record this day against you, that I have set before you life and death, blessing and cursing therefore choose life that both thou and thy seed may live:
So is this verse about abortion, sure it is. These are the words of God and this is what He said to you and me about abortion. He told us that the choice was in our hands and it was our responsibility for the well being of not only us, but our children. If God told you personally, that you could choose to live or to die, then makes this recommendation, “Choose Life!”, what would you do? Notice however, God can only make recommendations for what you choose to do. God doesn’t make the decisions for you. You will find this to be a common theme though out the Bible. God is not a puppet master controlling what you decide to do. God makes some very strong recommendations and many times gives you the consequences to wrong choices, but God never forces you to choose life. He will let you kill your baby. Even though He gave you that child for a purpose and had a great plan for that child in the world.
I don’t really know how people can read verses like these and not understand them, but I guess if it doesn’t go along with their current thought process or their current belief system, they just ignore them and pretend they are not relevant or they don’t exist. These words spoken by God are not unique and they apply to every person. If you think they don’t, then God clearly lies and shows favoritism toward only a few certain people.
Psalm 22:9 But thou art he that took me out of the womb: thou didst make me hope when I was upon my mother’s breast.
Psalm 22:10 I was cast upon thee from the womb: thou art my God from my mother’s belly.
Isaiah 49:1 Listen O isles, unto me; and hearken, ye people, from far; The LORD hat called me from the womb; from the bowels of my mother hath he made mention of my name.
If God knew this man’s name before he was born, then he knows every child’s name while they are still in their mother’s womb. God even knows the names of the children that were aborted. I know that will not sit well with a lot of people, but I didn’t say it the Bible said it and I go along with those words and I don’t really care what you think about it at all.
I read this next scripture and it really struck a chord with me. It sounded so much like what we are experiencing in this nation right now. We have a government system that is probably one of the greatest on the entire planet. However, even our system in the wrong hands can cause a lot of problems. We have a political system controlled right now by a group of people that have deceived a majority of the nation into believing that what they represent is good and right. Some of these even call themselves Christians. But in my book a Christian is someone that follows Christ and therefore would only do what he says to do. Jesus made this statement, “you will know them by their fruit”. What that means is obviously open to interpretation to some degree and what some might call fruit I wonder what God thinks about their fruit?
Romans 16:18 For they that are such serve not out Lord Jesus Christ, but their own belly, and by good words and fair speeches deceive the hearts of the simple.
We have developed a generation of people that qualify to be easily deceived. Why are they so easily deceived, I believe it is because of the removal of God from the classroom and it is the gradual slow methodological introduction to decaying morals and principles. We have political leaders today that speak of things in subtle ways that twist things around and make good seem evil and evil seem good. I heard this term on television given by one of these leaders and it was welcoming people to the “Democratic Values”. They were welcoming a new convert that recently changed political parties. I mean to put the words “Democrat” and “Values” together in the same sentence is an oxymoronic attempt at establishing what they consider as an acceptable alternative life style. They want to speak and profess a view to include every lifestyle and behavior no matter how perverse. They strive to seek “common ground” with every point of view no matter how extreme and wish to be acceptable to every immoral act.
Some would probably say that I’m a Republican and think we should all vote this for the right. But I’m not saying that at all. With all of the sex scandals in Washington D.C. on the Republican and Democratic sides, it has become increasingly difficult to know wno to vote for. I realize that nobody is perfect, but it seems in today’s elections we are voting for the lesser of two evils. The lack of true Christian participation in our political process is pretty sad.
I’ll get off the political soap box and go back to the subject at hand. There are too many people in the world that refuse to recognize the significance of human life at conception. Most of them are all for human rights except for those who are unable to vote or speak for themselves. An incredible number of defenseless unborn children are being murdered and terminated on a daily basis around the world and they claim that it is the woman’s right to choose that would be violated if they didn’t allow this to happen.
The logic behind this reasoning is idiotic. No one addresses the real issue, they only want to treat the symptoms of the problem. The root of every problem is spiritual in nature and this issue is of course no different. Why is it permissible for a woman to murder her baby before it is born and it is not permissible after it is born? For some reason certain individuals have reasoned that one is acceptable and the other one is not. I guess they think that because the child has not yet breathed a breath of air or ate a natural meal that it is therefore not a legitimate life form. They call it NOT “Viable”; a form of life that is not really a complete self sufficient life form. You know with that kind of thinking and logic why is it not OK to kill new born babies? They don’t have the ability to be self-sufficient or the ability to care for themselves. Babies when they are born are totally dependent upon the mother to sustain them, feed them and nurture them in order that he or she can grow and develop. It takes years before a child is self-sufficient. Why is it not OK to kill these children, if they can’t take care of themselves and you don’t want them. You see the only difference between these two children is we have laws that protect them after they born and no laws that protect them before they are born. People’s logic and justification for abortion is pretty crazy.
So what is the cause for babies? If there was not a baby to abort there would be no issue to discuss, would there? So what is the root cause for babies? It is really a very simple answer, sex. People want the opportunity to have sex with whom ever they want, when ever they want and there be absolutely no consequences to their actions. I learned in science and physics classes that there is always a cause and an effect. If you see waves in a pool, you know somebody threw something in to cause the waves. Something happens that causes something else to result. God didn’t make things that complicated that we can’t figure this kind of stuff out. People these days want to approach pregnancy as the problem and not sex. They are wanting to solve the problem by killing the child that resulted. They ignore the real problem because they like that part of it. After all you can’t stop teens from having sex, can you? So it really comes down to a sin issue. People want the pleasures of sex but not the responsibility or the consequences of sex. You see a woman does have a right to choose and make a choice but it is not after the fact when they are faced with the consequences to their previous decisions and actions. It ‘s too late after there is a child to determine do I want a child? When you are pregnant you already have a child no matter how long you have been pregnant, one day or 9 months time doesn’t matter to God.
So far that may sound good to some and to a great number of others, it probably turned them off. After all it sounds like my opinion on the subject and my opinion on the subject matters the same as your opinion on the subject, ZERO! The problem with politicians today is they have an opinion and it is usually slanted towards their prospective voters that elect them into office. You see they let popular opinion determine what is right and what is wrong. I would ask you this simple question, do you think it matters to GOD what you think about abortion? Is GOD swayed by popular opinion or pressure from the left or from the right? Is God changing his mind on the value of human life because people can now create test tube babies and manipulate DNA and other characteristics scientifically. Does the advances in medical sciences change God’s opinion on what people should do or not do? I assume most think that God doesn’t care what they do. Someday they will be very surprised to find out that He cared more than they could ever conceive of in their mind.
(Ver 1.2) I’ve been going through the Bible on the subject of abortion. Specifically in relation to what God thinks about this subject and not the opinions of men. This is now Part 3 in the series so if you have not read these lessons from the beginning I would suggest that you go back and start reading with “Part 1“. So what else does the Bible say about what God thinks about abortion? Obviously we saw some significant things in previous blogs in Judges, even though it is not obvious until you study it that it is related to the subject. But once you see it and understand it, then no one can take it away from you or deceive you into believing a lie. The Bible says in the mouth of two or three witnesses, let every word be established (2 Cor 13:1). So we don’t take a single scripture and make it a theological doctrine, but if we can find more than one verse that says the same thing you better take it to heart. I found another good example given to us in Genesis with the story of Isaac and Rebecca.
Genesis 25:21 And Isaac intreated the LORD for his wife, because she was barren: and the LORD was intreated of him and Rebekah his wife conceived.
I read this verse and saw several similarities to the first scriptures that I gave you in Judges. Here we have a story of a woman who was barren, never able to have a child but yet wanted one. Isaac prays to God and his wife conceives. So where did the child come from? Was it from God? If this child is from God, is every child from God? If that is true, who are you to terminate him or her? You should really think about that a long time.
Genesis 25:22 And the children struggled together within her; and she said, If it be so, why am I thus? And she went to enquire of the LORD.
This time it is not one child but twins, two children. Did you notice that in verse 22 of Genesis 25, it calls them children even before they are born? They are still within their mother’s womb and God calls them children. Not a fetus, not a potential life form, not a future or potential child, children the same title given to babies that are born. If God calls them children, who are we to call them anything else? This is of course a plan of Satan, call something by a different name, call it a fetus or something else, just don’t call it a child. Rebecca then goes to God and asks Him about what is happening inside her body. This is what God’s response is to her question.
Genesis 25:23 And the LORD said unto her, Two nations are in they womb and two manner of people shall be separated from they bowels; and the one people shall be stronger than the other people; and the elder shall serve the younger;
If this verse is not enough to set you straight on the subject of abortion and what God thinks about these unborn babies, then I do not know what is. God says these two children represent corporately two nations and two groups of people on the earth. That is really a very heavy duty statement made by the living God, our creator. What if there had been abortion available to Rebecca and she aborted these children? A great number of people would not have been born and two nations would not exist today. God called them nations and people while they were still unborn and in the womb. God recognized who they were and what they would become before they were ever born. That is pretty plain and very clear if you ask me. So we see the fact that God knows not only you, but every descendant that will come from you after you are born. So how does a woman’s right to choose the life or death of her child, affect all of the potential human beings that were supposed to be here, but are not because of this personal decision to terminate your pregnancy? Wow, is God going to hold you responsible for the children that were not born here because what you decided? I would not want to be you to find out.
There are many other verses in the Bible like these that I can give you that will tell you the same thing. God knows you before you are born, even you while you are in your mother’s womb and He has a plan and a purpose for you to fulfill. God knows your name before you are born, he knows where you will live, work and play. God knows every child, grandchild and descendant that will come from you. You can go through the Bible and you will see this. However, let me show you another set of verses that I think is directly related to this subject and speaks volumes about a spiritual truth and a Bible principle that is relevant to this subject of abortion.
Hebrew 7:9 And as I may so say, Levi also who received tithes, paid tithes in Abraham.
Hebrew 7:10 For he was yet in the loins of his father, when Melchisedec met him.
I don’t know about you but I read these verses and they reveal so much, that I have difficulty knowing where to start talking about them. The primary subject matter is about tithing, but the underlying revelation is far, far greater than that. Hebrews 7:9 speaks of a man named Levi who received tithes. But did you notice that this verse also says Levi paid tithes in Abraham. I’m really not sure if you totally grasp the principle given here. Levi was a great-grandson of Abraham. Abraham had a son named Isaac, Isaac had a son named Jacob and then Jacob had 12 sons and one of them was Levi. How can Levi pay tithes when Abraham paid tithes? Verse 10 gives us the answer, it says he (Levi) was still in the loins of his father Abraham. The Greek word for loins here is a word that can mean the hip area. In other words the sexual organ area of Abraham. What Abraham did, Levi also did. Wow that is pretty strong stuff if you ask me and people don’t have a clue what’s in them and what they are doing to their children today. The spiritual law given here is incredibly far reaching. Out of the millions or billions of sperm cells in Abraham, God recognized that one of them was representative of a future descendant named Levi. God tells us that whatever your father did, you did. This is of course is directly related to abortion, because everyone still comes from a union between a man and a woman. God sees the parts inside of you that create a baby and calls them by a name before they arrive into the world. I hope you are grasping the concepts here for if you do you will never think about sex or aborting a child in the same way again.
If you would like to continue reading this series of lessons you can go to “Part 4“.
(Ver 1.3) This is Part 2 in a series of advanced Bible lessons about what God thinks about the subject of abortion. If you have not read this series from the beginning I would suggest that you go back and start reading with “Part 1“. There are really so many scriptures in the Bible that deal with the subject of abortion. But, they are only found if you look for them. God says seek and you will find. Which means if you do not seek you will never find. Therefore there is a prerequisite requirement that stipulates that people must search for the truth, instead of searching for lies. What I am teaching you is that it matters what you are looking for. Truth never changes, but your knowledge of the truth will change if you search to find God’s wisdom on the subject. In my last lesson I introduced you to the subject in the Bible and I will continue with the subject of what God thinks about abortion today. Here is another interesting verse of God’s Word specifically about one of His major prophets:
Isa 49:1 Listen, O isles, unto me; and hearken, ye people, from far; The LORD hath called me from the womb; from the bowels of my mother hath he made mention of my name.
This verse says God knew the prophet Isaiah while he was still in the womb of his mother. He already knew his name. This proves that God knows the names of every aborted child. Then God says “I know what Isaiah will do, I know the plan for hid life, his calling, and his purpose”. I’ve said this before but it will be beneficial to repeat it, if God knew Isaiah in his mother’s stomach, then he knew you while you were yet in your mother’s stomach also. If God knew Isaiah’s name, then he defintiely knew your name before you were born. I am totally convinced that God knows the name of every aborted child that has never breathed a breath of fresh air, tasted food, had a drink of milk or lived to see the sun rise. God knows more than you can imagine right now. It is when people don’t know that they also have a purpose in life that causes them to believe that human life is not valuable in the eyes of God.
Here are some more very powerful words from the Word of God concerning abortion. God speaking to another prophet said the following words:
Jer 1:4 Then the word of the LORD came unto me, saying,
Jer 1:5 Before I formed thee in the belly I knew thee; and before thou camest forth out of the womb I sanctified thee, and I ordained thee a prophet unto the nations.
Here is another prime example of what God thinks about abortion. God clearly says to Jeremiah that He knew him and set him apart even while he was still in his mother’s womb. This verse said God formed the child in her. If God formed this child He also forms every child. The Bible says that God is no respecter of persons. What God does for one He does for all. If a woman decides to terminate her child after God has formed him or her, then exactly who is she that woman working against. This verse says that God sanctified Jeremiah while he was still in his mother’s womb. If God sanctified Jeremiah today in our world of aborted children, I wonder if God would have selected someone else who was going to be born or would we have just lost this book of the Bible. People who think that God controls everything that is happening in the world are greatly confused and don’t understand what the Bible says. God does not override the will of a human male or female. People do whatever they want to do, even if God doesn’t want them to do it. So if a woman aborts her child and God had big plans for that child what is the result of that abortion? So you ask how do you know God has plans for me or my child? Because His word says He does:
Jer 29:11 For I know the thoughts that I think toward you, saith the LORD, thoughts of peace, and not of evil, to give you an expected end.
This is an amazing verse of truth. The word here translated in the KJV of the Bible as “thoughts” has the following definition in the Strong’s:
From H2803; a contrivance, that is, (concretely) a texture, machine, or (abstractly) intention, plan (whether bad, a plot; or good, advice): – cunning (work), curious work, device (-sed), imagination, invented, means, purpose, thought.
The underlying definition of this word in the Hebrew means “purpose” or “plan”. God is saying I had a plan for you before you were born, and I have a purpose for you coming into this world. You have a specific purpose from God in being here on this planet. It goes on and says in that verse that it is a good plan and not an evil plan. Here is the same verse in a more literal translation of the Bible:
Jer 29:11 For I know the purposes which I am planning for you, says Jehovah; purposes of peace, and not for evil; to give you posterity and a hope.
That verse really says a lot to me personally and we can clearly see that if God knew Isaiah and Jeremiah before they were even born and He knew what they were supposed to do, then God is revealing to us that He does the same thing for you and I and every other thild that is soon to be conceived. The Bible teaches us to establish the truth in the mouth of two or three witnesses and I have done that very conclusively with these verses. But, I am not through with this subject, so I will continue on it again soon. I thank you for your time in reading about God and His Word. Please leave me a comment if you have the time and be blessed in your study of the truth.
If you would like to continue reading in this series of lessons about what God thinks about abortion, please continue to “Part 3“.
(Ver 1.4) This is Part 1 of a series of advanced Bible lessons about what God thinks about the subject of abortion. In the news a while back there was a great controversial clash between the left and the right that took place. It appears that one of the nation’s biggest Catholic Universities invited our current liberal Democratic President to speak at their graduation commencement. The single point of confrontation was a delicate subject that has divided our nation for approximately the last 40 to 50 years. So what is this subject that has caused such debate? It is the subject of abortion. It seems that everyone has some opinion on the matter and that is really the basis and the root of the entire problem. You see what I think about the subject of abortion and what you think about abortion really doesn’t matter or count for anything. The President’s opinion was that we should all just try to find some common ground and get along on this subject of abortion, but what he thinks really doesn’t matter or count for anything either. In fact what the Supreme Court’s opinion is on the subject of abortion doesn’t really matter or count for anything either. What should only matter to you and I and concern us, is what does God think about the subject of abortion? If you could go to heaven and stand before the throne of God and ask Him a direct question on His thoughts on the subject of abortion, what would His answer be to you? Would God’s opinion change your opinion on the subject or would you still hang on to your opinion in spite of whatever He said about the subject? You should really think about that before you answer.
I wonder if you were confronted by God and told you were wrong about something, what would your response be? You could say I’m sorry, I didn’t know I was wrong and I’ll change to be right, right now. You could say I was wrong but then try to explain why you believed what you did and said to justify your opinion. You could even try to be like an Adam or an Eve and pass the responsibility to someone else and redirect the attention away from yourself and say it was just not my fault that I believed in abortion, the President made me to it. You could be a real idiot and say God your wrong and I’m right and I’m not going to change my opinion or what I think no matter what you say or do. Which kind of person are you? Are you smarter than God? How many worlds have you created lately? I’m telling you that people need to wake up before it is too late. There will be no opportunities on judgment day to defend your opinions. If you think there will be, show the Bible verse that says this.
If you proclaim yourself to be a Christian then you should be aware that the Bible is the inerrant Word of this Living Creator God. The Bible is a directly written personal message to you from your God. The Bible was written for our benefit so that we could know this awesome God who none of us has ever seen before. So what a Christian does should follow God’s Word, His thoughts, His commandments, His instructions and the examples that He has given to us in this book. Let me show something that Jesus said to help confirm this point:
Mat 7:24 Therefore whosoever heareth these sayings of mine, and doeth them, I will liken him unto a wise man, which built his house upon a rock:
Jesus said a wise man is one that hears the Word of God and does it. What is the opposite of that statement? The antithesis truth would be “a fool hears the word of God but does not do it”. What are you today a wise man or a foolish man? So what does the Bible say on the subject of Abortion? And of course what would make us a wise man that we could do when we learn about what God says on the subject abortion? Like many other modern Bible subjects the the word “abortion” is not found in the book, but that doesn’t mean God didn’t give us His thoughts on the subject. All we have to do to become wise is to study and find out what He has said on the subject using the other synonymous words that are found on the subject, so let’s do that. I want to start this lesson by giving you another important, short but direct verse on the subject of abortion.
Exo 20:13 Thou shalt not kill.
What does God say in this verse? It is one of the stated 10 commandments of God from the Old Testament. Are these a part of the words and the commandments that Jesus was speaking of for a wise to do? The Hebrew word in this verse means “You shalt not commit murder”. What exactly is abortion if not murder? To cause an innocent life to cease from existence is clearly murder in the Bible. Here is where the liberals have become creative to redefine that a living baby is just a fetus and therefore not a viable life form. By redefining a living child to be simply a fetus they have eliminated it as a qualifying entity for murder. Why do they not use this same logic when they passed laws to protect the eggs of unborn eagles? Did you know that destroying an unborn baby eagle bird in its egg is a punishable criminal offense? You can go to jail for killing (murdering) an eagle egg! Clearly it is the exact same type of stated unsustainable life form as the child (fetus) in the mother. Can you tell me what the difference is between an eagle egg and an unborn human baby? Yet one life form has gained a much greater value than the other in their minds based upon some unknown reasoning. Why is that? How can that not be viewed as the same logical comparison that should not be ignored? Is the value in one species increased simply based upon the numbers of that species; is that what really matters? Because the eagle is endangered does that make them more valuable to be protected than humans that are more populous on the earth? What do you think, does God care more about eagles or for people? Let me ask you this question, did God come to the earth to save the eagles or to save people? If you do not know the answer to that question then you are in big trouble. Let’s let God speak to us on the subject of abortion and tell us His thoughts and then let us see how we react to these words:
Jdg 13:4 Now therefore beware, I pray thee, and drink not wine nor strong drink, and eat not any unclean thing:
Jdg 13:5 For, lo, thou shalt conceive, and bear a son; and no razor shall come on his head: for the child shall be a Nazarite unto God from the womb: and he shall begin to deliver Israel out of the hand of the Philistines.
Jdg 13:6 Then the woman came and told her husband, saying, A man of God came unto me, and his countenance was like the countenance of an angel of God, very terrible: but I asked him not whence he was, neither told he me his name:
There are so many things to learn from the Bible, if you are open to the truths that it contains when you allow God to show you what it actually means. Here is an example of a woman that hadn’t had any children and the messenger of God shows up at her house and tells her that she is going to have a son. How did God know this? I think that is a really fair question and that the answer is probably more revealing than you can imagine. God knew of the child and what he was going to become and do before he was even conceived. I will tell you that knowing this Bible fact alone will shoot down a woman’s right to choose an abortion. If God knows every child before they are born or even conceived and what they are supposed to be and what they are supposed to accomplish within their life, then who is a woman to decide that they should not be born? You know the fact that the sex of a baby is determined by the male sperm, tells me God knows which sperm is going to fertilize the egg in a woman in order for a male baby to be born. God knew that there was a future deliver about to be born and according to many today, they would have said that this decision for him to be born should have been left up to the woman who conceived him. Is that what God thinks?
Did you notice that God gave this woman specific instructions about what she did and this child has not even been conceived yet? In verse 4 God tells the woman not to eat or drink things that are bad for her or the future baby. WOW, that is clearly a message that is very profound. God was basically informing us that what she did would affect the future child’s ability to fulfill his purpose. This truth places human responsibility on the mother that is way beyond what the world thinks right now. I believe that women and men will be judged for what they did to their future children good or bad.
This woman, the future mother described in Judges was told not to drink or eat any unclean thing before she conceived and while she carried this child in her womb. Why is this significant? If this was not a viable life form, why does it even matter what a woman eats or drinks? No you see it does matter, because this is not just a fetus in the eyes of God, or a blob of developing cells, in the eyes of God it was a child and God said it matters what you feed it. If it matters to God about this child and what he is fed in the womb, then it also matters to God and what every other child is fed in the womb. If it matters to God what this child was fed before it was born, then it clearly matters to God if this child was born at all. Whose responsibility was it to eat the right things and drink the right things for the development of this baby? Was it God’s responsibility to see that his mother did the right thing or not? Did God make her do the right things here? These are not loaded questions! These are not hard questions to figure out the answers to either. If it matters to God about one baby in the Bible, then it matters to God about every baby that is supposed to be born. God does not treat one baby differently than the other, only people do that.
So what happens to all of the future planned roles and responsibilities of all of these babies that are aborted in this world? Do you think that the aborted children’s responsibilities in this life are just given to others that were not aborted? Or do you think that it is possible that there are a bunch of things that are not taking place and getting done, because the one that was going to find the cure for cancer was aborted? What if this child in Judges would have been aborted? What if his mother would have drunk wine and ignored the commandment of God? Would God had another deliverer to raise up or would Israel not have been delivered? I personally believe that this is a major problem with abortion and that there would have been no other one to take this child’s place. Therefore, how many doctors, lawyers and teachers do you think have been aborted in the last 50 years? What exactly are we missing out on? Because of the abortion of the millions of future skilled workres, tax payers and roles that are being unfulfilled Satan has used mudering men called doctors to create a population imbalance. Satan is trying his best to eliminate us from coming into this world.
This was the introduction to the subject of “What does God think about Abortion?” I pray that you can see from just one story in the Bible that it must matter to God if a child is born. Why do you think Satan wants to kill the future children and keep them from entering the world? Could it be that one of these are the preacher that will reach the whole world with the truth? Does Satan think by eliminating future Christians that he can remain on this planet a little longer? I tell you that there are many things to consider on this subject. One is why has Satan been motivated to kill children since early in Genesis? When Moses was born babies were tossed into the river to be drown if they were males. This was a repeated occurrence when Jesus was born. You see Satan is attempting to fight what God has done and is doing. You need to learn the truth and figure out whose side you want to be on. Abortion is a demonic evil plan of Satan to eliminate future Christians. God is a pro-life God and is opposed to abortion. We will continue to learn this as we go through this series of Bible lessons. Thanks for reading and studying the Bible with me today. I pray that what was stated has helped you to see what God really thinks on the subject of future life.
If you would like to continue reading in this series of lessons on what God thinks about abortion, please continue to “Part 2“.