What do you Treasure? For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also. Matthew 6:19-21. ESV
Standard Bearers “You are the salt of the earth, …. “You are the light of the world. …. In the same way, let your light shine before others, so that they may see your good works and give glory to your Father who is in heaven. Matthew 5:13-16. ESV
Can God ever forgive the person who aborted a baby? And such were some of you. But you were washed, you were sanctified, you were justified in the name of the Lord Jesus Christ and by the Spirit of our God. 1 Corinthians 6:9-11 ESV
Comparative-Deaths 1,312,631—All U.S. Wars since 1775 –234 years 49,551,703 + lives lost to abortion 1973 –36 years For every one war death, 37.7 lives lost to abortion.
I. What are some MYTHS of Abortion? Women alone should have the legal right to choose whether or not to have abortions Legalized abortion will reduce the amount of child abuse in society Abortion cannot be stopped. Oh Really?
II. Abortion ‑‑ The act Defined Is abortion wrong? Your rights end where my nose begins
III. Those that have had abortions Consequences Hope for those who have had abortion
IV. Where are the babies? Example of David's baby Babies who have died are with the Lord We know God ‑‑ God is Good ‑‑ God is wise ‑‑ God is Holy ‑‑ God is Kind
V. Why we should oppose Abortion Then God said, “Let us make man in our image, after our likeness. ….” Genesis 1:26. ESV
V. Why we should oppose Abortion Then the Lord said to him, “Who has made man’s mouth? Who makes him mute, or deaf, or seeing, or blind? Is it not I, the Lord? Exodus 4:11. ESV
V. Why we should oppose Abortion Abortion rejects God's plan for the Family Psalm 127:1-5. –Unless the Lord builds the house, –Behold, children are a heritage from the Lord, the fruit of the womb a reward. –Blessed is the man who fills his quiver with them!
V. Why we should oppose Abortion –Abortion sheds innocent blood –There are six things that the Lord hates, seven that are an abomination to him: haughty eyes, a lying tongue, and hands that shed innocent blood, Proverbs 6:16-17. ESV
VI. God's view of the baby in the womb as a person Personal pronouns Referred to as a boy Referred to as children Referred to as a Baby Capable of emotions Children are gifts from God
What are we going to do about it? Help women bring babies into the world Care of the young moms Encourage adoption Encourage Abstinence. Bring People to Jesus