Daily Devotional for Thursday April 4, 2013
Planned parenthood Admits They Support the Killing of Babies Post-Abortion
(Numbers 35:33-34; Exodus 20:13, 21:22; Jeremiah 1:5; Psalms 139:13-14; Isaiah 49:1; Job 31:15; Proverbs 24:11)
***ASK BILL: Pastor Bill, my sister's family are very strict Christians. Me, my husband, and children are also Believers. When we have family get togethers, my family does not like to go because they feel they are being looked down on. My daughter gets questioned about a T-Shirt she wears or a type of music she listens to. My husband gets comments on the TV programs he watches, etc. I agree with my sister for the most part, but at the same time, is it good to make others feel like they are not good for doing these things to the point that they don't want to hear about religion?
ANSWER: Everyone is at a different place in their spiritual maturity. I have no doubt your sister means well, but in a family or personal setting, it is much better to talk to the person about an issue than condemn them. People naturally withdraw when condemned, but could be open to change when there is an actual discussion about an issue and a good argument for what God says is made.
"Do not pollute the land where you are. Bloodshed pollutes the land, and atonement cannot be made for the land on which blood has been shed, except by the blood of the one who shed it. Do not defile the land where you live and where I dwell, for I, the LORD, dwell among the Israelites." (Numbers 35:33-34 NIV)
In a rare act of honesty, Planned Parenthood, the world's leading killer of innocent babies, admitted that they support the killing of babies...POST-ABORTION!!! At a recent hearing in the Florida House, Alisa Lapolt Snow, a lobbyist representing the Florida Alliance of Planned Parenthood Affiliates, testified to oppose a law requiring abortionists to provide care for babies born alive during botched abortions in the most stark terms possible.
Responding to the question, "If a baby is born on a table as a result of a botched abortion, what would Planned Parenthood want to have happen to that child that is struggling for life?" Snow stated, "We believe that any decision that's made should be left up to the woman, her family, and the physician." President Obama as a State Senator in Illinois, also supported the murdering of an innocent baby who actually SURVIVED being aborted!!!
It is time for the Federal Government to end abortion before God's wrath is finally unleashed on this nation. Adolph Hitler will be remembered forever in human history for his killing of over 6 million Jews in what we know today as the Holocaust. You can also make the case that he is also directly responsible for the deaths of the 40 million people who died during World War 2. Sadly, after 40 years of legalized abortion, our Federal Government is now responsible for the slaughter of over 50 million innocent babies and is just as accountable to God for these murders as Adolph Hitler was for the blood he shed!!!
One of the reasons I challenge people before every new year to read the Bible from cover to cover is that it allows you to see who God is. It gives you an insight into the mind and nature of God from the very beginning until the very end. God is a God of love and grace and mercy. However, God is also a God of judgment and wrath. As the children of Israel, God's chosen people found out time and time again, you cannot mock God and you cannot live in rebellion to God and not feel His wrath. God has richly blessed the United States over these past 236 plus years now, but unless the Federal Government gets out of the business of slaughtering innocent babies, we will no longer enjoy His blessings but incur His wrath!
Abortion is a black and white issue. It is MURDER. Those who favor the killing of babies hate for this fact to be pointed out. They love to call themselves "pro choice," when in fact they are pro death! The Bible is clear that life begins at conception and is from God. I laugh at those who seek to find "common ground" on this issue. Abortion is a very simple issue. There is NO "common ground." Abortion is about the slaughter of innocent babies and you are either for it, or you are against it.
President Obama, arguably the most pro-death President in history, always says that he is against abortion personally, yet he supported a woman's right to choose. I am sorry Mr. President, but when support a woman's choice to "choose," YOU ARE FOR KILLING INNOCENT BABIES! The only choice a woman has to make is to let her baby live. She is not making a choice about her body, but about the life of the human being she is carrying. When she chooses to kill that life, that is MURDER!
So, what is the answer? First, overturn Roe vs. Wade. So people are clear, all overturning Roe will do is send the issue of abortion back to each individual state to decide if that is something they want to make legal in their state. Second, repeal ALL government funding of Planned Parenthood, the number one advocate of slaughtering innocent babies. Third, evangelism. While it is critical to get the Federal government out of the business of killing babies, it still boils down to changing hearts. That only happens when people come to know Christ as their Savior and receive a new heart. A person who is following Christ is the least likely person to make the choice to kill their baby.
I am often asked if abortion is acceptable in the case of rape and incest. The answer is NO! Some people think that if you have an abortion and kill the baby that was the result of this horrible act, it makes it easier for the woman to move on with her life. In reality, the opposite is true. What really happens is this. The horror of an abortion is something a woman NEVER forgets. In having to deal with the memory of the abortion, it also brings back the memory of the violent act that caused the pregnancy. This makes getting beyond the tragic experience that much more difficult.
Let me say a word to those men and women who have the scar of abortion in your life. Sadly, I deal daily with hundreds of women AND men that have made this sad choice at some point in their life. Some of them did this 40 years ago and still are dealing the hurt, and pain, and guilt. You can't go back and change what you have done. 1 John 1:9 says that if we confess our sins, God forgives us and cleanses us of all unrighteousness.
Trust His Word. The Bible also tells us that God not only forgives our sins, but forgets them. If He forgets, then you need to forget as well. It is satan who reminds you of your past sins to keep you paralyzed from serving God. HE IS A LIAR!!! Now is the time to trust God's Word, and put this behind you once and for all. God still has much for you to do.
I love you and care about you so much. I have been in prayer these past few months about this issue, and over and over again as I read God's Word I see that it has only been His grace and mercy that has kept Him from unleashing His wrath on this nation. We deserve it for so many reasons. We have forsaken the God of the Bible for the false gods of this world. We have chosen to live in utter rebellion to God and His Word. However, if for no other reason, the slaughter of apx. 4,000 innocent babies every 24 hours is reason enough for God to pour out His wrath on this nation today!
I realize that I am only one lone voice. However, God is going to hold me accountable for what I do in my life and in the work He has given me to do for His Kingdom. I have been preaching on this issue for over 20 years now, writing about it in the Daily Devotional for the past 162 months, as well as bringing it up on the Liveprayer TV program for the 6 years it was on the air. It will be featured predominantly when we re-launch the program in a few weeks! I will continue to sound the warning that unless this nation stops slaughtering babies, we WILL incur God's judgment and wrath!!!
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