You can sanitize the language but its still murder. Abortion has desensitized us to the reality of what is happening when an unborn life is terminated. How long before the judgment of God comes upon a people who do this?
[Darris McNeely] This week a friend of mine sent me a link to an article with this picture attached to it. The headline of the article is,”It is now possible to 3D print your unborn fetus”. Interesting picture. Interesting article, and a very interesting point to draw from this. For $600 a company will turn your ultrasound, this article says, into a life-size fetal sculpture. You’re pregnant. You’re 5, 6, 7, 8 months along in your pregnancy. You go to the doctor. An ultrasound can be taken of course to determine the sex of the child, but with that particular now a picture a 3D sculpture can be done into a ceramic mold, gift boxed like this picture is, and presented to the parents to be of their unborn child. Interesting article. Interesting gift idea, which perhaps some families would enjoy having.
But the article itself by talking about the baby in the womb of the mother in this manner is actually giving testimony to the fact that this is a life not yet born, but it is a life. It is a baby. And on this week, the 41st anniversary of the Supreme Court decision Roe v. Wade, which was a landmark decision in the United States legal and cultural history that legalized abortion in the United States. This is an interesting picture to look at. Certainly, it is an interesting subject again for us to draw our attention back to. And we really can’t let this event go by on Beyond Today and we don’t talk about it.
Since 1973 when Roe v. Wade was decided and abortion was legalized some estimates have us at over 55.8 million abortions have been performed. That’s an awesome number to think about. You know, in the 20th century the Jewish holocaust in Europe at the hands of the Nazis took over 5.8 million lives. 5.8 million lives, and that’s considered the greatest atrocity of the 20th century perhaps by some estimations all of history. The deliberate genocide of a race of people, 5.8 million. This figure of abortions since 1973, it’s over 10 times that. No wonder some call abortion the silent holocaust.
And it does become silent because every year I know we talk about it on Beyond Today, and we go on with other topics just as we all go about our life, and abortion has become such an event in our life that it’s not even noticed. And yet there are glimmers of hope that people are beginning to turn around.
Adverse publicity last year with an abortion doctor in Philadelphia and the gruesome activities that he was conducting in his abortion clinic brought to mind exactly what is taking place, and it is the murder of unborn children, unborn lives. And every year there are the poignant blogs in reminiscent of a lost generation. 55.8 million people. That’s how many people, how many friends, how many children, how many coworkers would that be now all these years later—41 years later—would that be, and what would they have contributed to the human story?
The President of the United States this week made a proclamation, a statement concerning the Supreme Court ruling of Roe v. Wade. Here’s what he wrote,”Today we reflect on the 41st anniversary of the Supreme Court decision in Roe v. Wade. We recommit ourselves to the decisions guiding principle that every woman should be able to make her own choices about her body and her health.” I want you to notice as I go through this the language that is used to cover up and to deflect from what is really taking place with an abortion and what is it all about. The statement goes on,”We reaffirm our steadfast commitment to protecting a woman’s access to safe, affordable healthcare…” Healthcare - another name for an abortion. It’s what some people call a euphemism.”And her constitutional right to privacy…” And again, as many have asked, where in the Constitution is abortion guaranteed as a right? “Including a woman’s right to reproductive freedom, and we resolve,” it goes on,”to reduce the number of unintended pregnancies, support maternal and child health…” Child health? How does ripping a baby from the womb of its mother promote the health of a baby, of a child? Going on,”And continue to build safe and healthy communities for all our children.” 55.8 million children didn’t make it out of their mother’s womb in the last 41 years. How have we created a safe community for these? For this lost generation? The statement concludes,”Because this is a country where everyone deserves the same freedom and opportunities to fulfill their dreams.”
I submit that the unborn children of anyone have a right to fulfill their dreams as well and to a safe community and to health, and actually to life. Let’s not let this anniversary, let’s not let any day, let’s not let any of this go by without really understanding what is taking place not only in the United States and Canada, but around the world with all of these abortions and the culture of death, the culture of murder that has been fostered, promoted, and now just sanitized away with language like this and so much more than we could bring out.
We are talking about murder. We are talking about taking the life of a child from the womb of its mother. Let’s not forget that. We’ve done a Beyond Today program on this subject. It’s on our website. I encourage you to view it in detail, but let me leave you with one scripture from Deuteronomy 30:19 Deuteronomy 30:19I 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 you and your seed may live:
American King James Version×. God says through Moses to not just Israel but to all of us,”Choose life that both you and your descendants might live.” That’s God’s teaching. That’s God’s instruction.
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