The two young girls approached the church stage with confidence. It was Sanctity of Human Life Sunday, and they each had been commissioned to read a portion of Psalm 139.
The scripture, containing one of the best biblical teachings on the value of the unborn, was the perfect choice.
Boldly, the girls spoke into the microphone as they proceeded with their scripture reading. “For You formed my inward parts; You wove me in my mother’s womb. …”
As I watched one of the girls read, I got a mental picture of the first time I met her.
She was just a little baby in her mother’s arms. What a privilege it has been to see her grow into a beautiful, confident young girl.
A wave of gratitude rushed over me as I listened to the girl read her scripture, and I was thankful that her mother valued life.
My maternal grandmother died when my mother was very young. Because of this, I know very little about her life. My mother had no ...
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Who is God? God is the one who formed your inward parts as he knitted you together in your mother's womb. God values you and he values life.
By Michel Sauret - Guest Post
In 2006, my wife told me she was pregnant. We weren’t married then.
We were both in college.
She had ambitious goals of becoming a federal agent, while I studied creative writing at the University of Pittsburgh.
I became scared. Terrified, actually.
I knew – in my heart, in my mind, in my soul – that we had committed adultery, and there were consequences to be paid.
People (even Christians, unfortunately) often question whether premarital sex constitutes as adultery. I think the clearest passage to address this question is when Jesus said, “I tell you that anyone who looks at a woman lustfully has already committed adultery with her in his heart.” (Matthew 5:27 / NIV) The “woman” in question in this passage is obviously not one married to the man leering lustfully at her.
If “looking” constitutes adultery, how much more is physical intimacy?
Twelve (very emotional) weeks later, we lost the baby. ...
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