"Inconvenient Babies" 3-13-2019
Before my husband and I got married we talked about how many children we would like to have. We settled on four. (He had one brother and I have a brother and sister.) When we wed, he was an Air Force pilot and I was a fifth grade teacher. While pregnant with our third baby (not knowing the sex), we decided that 3 was what we could afford to raise. We then had three daughters. After this baby was born I had a tubal ligation to prevent a further pregnancy. However, when our youngest daughter was 18 months old I found I was pregnant again. Decision time! Do we carry to birth or abort? Being a Christian, and honoring God's commandment in Exodus 20:13, "You shall not murder", made it easy to carry the baby to term, knowing God would provide for our needs. This time we had a son. (The birth doctor said the operation had been done perfectly the first time; there were no mistakes.) This child was our gift from God.
In today's mail I received a letter from a US Senator. He mentioned that for 46 years our nation has "condemned to painful deaths...more than 62 million babies for the crime of being 'inconvenient.' " Millions of babies with spirits and souls have had their physical bodies destroyed because they were not wanted. Stop and consider what these humans might be doing today to help our society! These babies' spirits and souls still live today in heaven with their Creator. They have new bodies now, and will be among the armies that will follow the Lord Jesus when He returns to rule and reign on earth (Revelation 19:14). In the book of 2 Samuel 11 we read that King David and Uriah's wife Bathsheba had a baby out of wedlock. Because of David's sin, the baby died on the seventh day. When the King heard of it, he remarked, "I shall go to him, but he will not return to me." People will see those relatives who have died (or been killed) at some future date. We will be face to face with the souls and spirits of our departed kin, especially innocent babies. Think about that!
Love In His Grace, Anne S. Grace Gift of Grace Ministries email@example.com
"For by grace you have been saved...it is the gift of God" (Ephesians 2:8).