A Christian recently said something that implied that being anti-abortion or pro-life was being judgmental. I know several Christian’s that love Jesus but are pro-abortion.
I do prefer to use the words anti-abortion and pro-abortion rather than pro-life or pro-choice. Pro-choice implies that if you don’t agree you are against choice. The same is true of the word pro-life which it implies that the other view is anti-life. I will use the term pro-abortion and anti-abortion here as I believe it best. I am anti-abortion. I believe that scripture tells us that a soul is given each human. All human life begins with God and is created by God.
Life is given by God, a soul given by God.
So let us look at scripture and what God has to say about life. In Psalm 78:6; God says the children yet to be born. How are they born? Our God chooses to create a child. He uses a woman’s body to do so, with help from a man. The two together make a human life, but it is God’s choosing that places that child in the womb and God that places a soul there.
So the next generation would know them, even the children yet to be born and they in turn would tell their children.
In John 1:12-13 God also makes it clear that He chooses to create a child. That child is not conceived because of the will of man or desires of a husband.
12, Yet to all who received him, to those who believed in His name, He gave the right to become children of God- 13 children born not of natural descent, nor human decision, or a husband’s will, but born of God.
These are some of the scripture that says God is anti-abortion. There are many more.
Making a judgment is not the same as passing judgment.
Romans 12:9 Love must be sincere. Hate what is evil; cling to what is good.
To cling to what is good we must make a judgment as to what is good. That is not being judgmental. That is not passing judgment on someone else.
I know many women that have been through abortion. I do not judge them. Some are very close personal friends. This is how we love, unconditionally. We love the person, not what they did.
A dear special sister in Christ was one of the first in this county to have an abortion. She was forced into it by a family that would not help her as a single Mom. I love her dearly. I have never judged her and never will.
There are groups now that help women that find themselves in the same situation. That is what part of the right-to-live movement is all about, helping women in need during this troubled time in their life. Yes they also fight to remove the evil of abortion which is a thing of man, not of God.
When I vote against a pro-abortion candidate, I am not judging any person. I am making the statement of my faith, that God is the creator of all life.
When I donate money to the right-to-life groups, I am not judging anyone. I am making a statement of my faith that God is the creator of all life.
I have yet to have a pro-abortion Christian explain to me with scripture why they believe God would be a part of such evil.
I also find it interesting that the party that was pro-slavery is also the party that is pro-abortion. The party that was anti-slavery is anti-abortion.