Sunday, January 22, 2017

The Bible and The Early Church on Abortion

Today marks the 44th anniversary of Roe v Wade, which is the case that led the legalization of abortion in the United States. Nearly 50 million unborn babies have been slaughtered since abortion became legal. There are politicians that are fighting to keep it going while there are others that want to see it gone.

There are even a few churches that say abortion is a Christian duty, which causes a lot of confusion for those outside the church. Why would some Christians be heavily against abortion while others embrace it. One argument from abortion supporters is that the Bible never mentions anything about abortion. Though the word "abortion" is not in the Bible, it does have something to say about it as well as the early church.

There two videos from When We Understand The Text will help us understand more of this subject. The first is on a Biblical view of abortion and the second one is what the early church says:

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