Matthew 19:14 (ESV) – Jesus said, “Let the little children come to me and do not hinder them, for to such belongs the kingdom of heaven.”
The Bible makes a distinction between crimes and sins. Crimes are against the government while sins are against God. This explains why you can call the police if someone assaults you or steals from you, but they will not respond if you say that someone was unloving toward you or got drunk in your apartment.
God’s laws transcend and expect more of God’s people than the laws of government. If someone claims to be a Christian, as President Joe Biden does, then they are to not only obey the laws of government, but also of God. The more authority God gives us, the more responsibility we bear to do what is right in the sight of God.
When it comes to abortion, it is far more important to be on the right side of eternity than the right side of history.
In an article I wrote for Fox News some years ago, I said this regarding abortion: “Of all the Ten Commandments, number six is the only one that our nation has codified into law. ‘You shall not murder.’”
Even pro-abortion, feminist, non-Christian Naomi Wolf admitted this in her 1996 article, “Our Bodies, Our Souls.”(1) She starts her articulate and honest article saying, “I had an abortion when I was a single mother and my daughter was 2 years old.” She goes and admits, “Clinging to a rhetoric about abortion in which there is no life and death, we entangle our beliefs in a series of self-delusions, fibs, and evasions.” She “admits that the death of a fetus is a real death” and the high number of abortions are “a failure” although she admits it is an “evil-necessary evil”. She goes on to confess, “the pro-life slogan, ‘Abortion stops a beating heart,’ is incontrovertibly true” and recognizes the “personhood” of an unborn child, and “the humanity of the fetus”. When asked, while considering an abortion during her pregnancy, what her answer was when someone asked if she was “with child”, she said, “Of course, it’s a baby.” She goes on to admit that “We on the left tend to twitch with discomfort at that word ‘sin’” but sees it as a potential doorway to healing, not unlike the Christian gospel saying, “our recognition of sin, and then atonement for it, brings on God’s compassion and our redemption” to explain how to “live with a conscious view that abortion is an evil and still be pro-choice…”
Read Exodus 20:1-17 where God sets forth the 10 Commandments, including murder, which includes murder by abortion.
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