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The Abomination Of Abortion

“How long will you defend the unjust and show partiality to the wicked? Defend the weak and the fatherless; uphold the cause of the poor and the oppressed. Rescue the weak and the needy; deliver them from the hand of the wicked. Psalm 82:2-4

Rescue those being led away to death; hold back those staggering toward slaughter. If you say, “But we knew nothing about this,” does not he who weighs the heart perceive it? Does not he who guards your life know it? Will he not repay everyone according to what they have done? Proverbs 24:11-12

“Cursed is anyone who kills their neighbor secretly.” Then all the people shall say, “Amen!” “Cursed is anyone who accepts a bribe to kill an innocent person.” Deut. 27:24-25

This is what the Lord says: “For three sins of Ammon, even for four, I will not relent. Because he ripped open the pregnant women of Gilead in order to extend his borders. Amos 1:13

Abortion Is Rooted In The Occult

In the two courts of the temple of the Lord, he built altars to all the starry hosts. He sacrificed his own son in the fire, practiced divination, sought omens, and consulted mediums and spiritists. He did much evil in the eyes of the Lord, arousing his anger...
...“Manasseh king of Judah has committed these detestable sins. He has done more evil than the Amorites who preceded him and has led Judah into sin with his idols.Therefore this is what the Lord, the God of Israel, says: I am going to bring such disaster on Jerusalem and Judah that the ears of everyone who hears of it will tingle...
...Moreover, Manasseh also shed so much innocent blood that he filled Jerusalem from end to end—besides the sin that he had caused Judah to commit, so that they did evil in the eyes of the Lord. 2 Kings 21:5-6, 11-12, 16 
(The evil deeds of Manasseh caused caused disaster on Judah. Notice that the practice of child sacrifice is associated with divination, omens, mediums, spiritists, etc. This is the occult and witchcraft which is forbidden in scripture. The Israelites learned these evil practices from the pagan nations that they allowed to live among them against God's instruction to destroy them completely. The same witchcraft is behind the shedding of innocent blood in the abortion industry and it will bring disaster upon the nations that allow it.) 

The Lord said to Moses, “Say to the Israelites: ‘Any Israelite or any foreigner residing in Israel who sacrifices any of his children to Molek is to be put to death. The members of the community are to stone him. I myself will set my face against him and will cut him off from his people; for by sacrificing his children to Molek, he has defiled my sanctuary and profaned my holy name. If the members of the community close their eyes when that man sacrifices one of his children to Molek and if they fail to put him to death, I myself will set my face against him and his family and will cut them off from their people together with all who follow him in prostituting themselves to Molek. “ ‘I will set my face against anyone who turns to mediums and spiritists to prostitute themselves by following them, and I will cut them off from their people. Leviticus 20:1-6 (Again mediums and spiritists are associated with child sacrifice. They go hand and hand. Witchcraft and the occult requires the shedding of innocent blood as a sacrifice. And child sacrifice is the highest form of sacrifice.)

Abortion Is Shedding Innocent Blood

There are six things the Lord hates, seven that are detestable to him: haughty eyes, a lying tongue, hands that shed innocent blood, Prov. 6:16-17 (Abortion is the shedding of innocent blood and the Lord hates this and it is detestable to him.)

...but they mingled with the nations and adopted their customs. They worshiped their idols, which became a snare to them. They sacrificed their sons and their daughters to false gods. They shed innocent blood, the blood of their sons and daughters, whom they sacrificed to the idols of Canaan, and the land was desecrated by their blood. They defiled themselves by what they did; by their deeds they prostituted themselves. Therefore the Lord was angry with his people and abhorred his inheritance. He gave them into the hands of the nations, and their foes ruled over them. Psalm 106:35-41

If you really change your ways and your actions and deal with each other justly, if you do not oppress the foreigner, the fatherless or the widow and do not shed innocent blood in this place, and if you do not follow other gods to your own harm, then I will let you live in this place, in the land I gave your ancestors for ever and ever. But look, you are trusting in deceptive words that are worthless. “ ‘Will you steal and murder, commit adultery and perjury, burn incense to Baal and follow other gods you have not known, and then come and stand before me in this house, which bears my Name, and say, “We are safe”—safe to do all these detestable things? Jeremiah 7:6-10
...“ ‘Therefore this is what the Sovereign Lord says: My anger and my wrath will be poured out on this place—on man and beast, on the trees of the field and on the crops of your land—and it will burn and not be quenched. Jeremiah 7:20
...“ ‘The people of Judah have done evil in my eyes, declares the Lord. They have set up their detestable idols in the house that bears my Name and have defiled it. They have built the high places of Topheth in the Valley of Ben Hinnom to burn their sons and daughters in the fire—something I did not command, nor did it enter my mind. So beware, the days are coming, declares the Lord, when people will no longer call it Topheth or the Valley of Ben Hinnom, but the Valley of Slaughter, for they will bury the dead in Topheth until there is no more room. Then the carcasses of this people will become food for the birds and the wild animals, and there will be no one to frighten them away. I will bring an end to the sounds of joy and gladness and to the voices of bride and bridegroom in the towns of Judah and the streets of Jerusalem, for the land will become desolate
Jeremiah 7:30-34 (Child sacrifice was such an abomination that it never entered the mind of God that his people could commit such acts. And even worse they did this and then would feel safe in the place called by his name.)

Hear the word of the Lord, you kings of Judah and people of Jerusalem. This is what the Lord Almighty, the God of Israel, says: Listen! I am going to bring a disaster on this place that will make the ears of everyone who hears of it tingle. For they have forsaken me and made this a place of foreign gods; they have burned incense in it to gods that neither they nor their ancestors nor the kings of Judah ever knew, and they have filled this place with the blood of the innocent. They have built the high places of Baal to burn their children in the fire as offerings to Baal—something I did not command or mention, nor did it enter my mind. So beware, the days are coming, declares the Lord, when people will no longer call this place Topheth or the Valley of Ben Hinnom, but the Valley of Slaughter. Jer. 19:3-6

This is what the Lord says: Do what is just and right. Rescue from the hand of the oppressor the one who has been robbed. Do no wrong or violence to the foreigner, the fatherless or the widow, and do not shed innocent blood in this place. Jer. 22:3

They built high places for Baal in the Valley of Ben Hinnom to sacrifice their sons and daughters to Molek, though I never commanded—nor did it enter my mind—that they should do such a detestable thing and so make Judah sin. Jeremiah 32:35

The Lord sent Babylonian, Aramean, Moabite and Ammonite raiders against him to destroy Judah, in accordance with the word of the Lord proclaimed by his servants the prophets. Surely these things happened to Judah according to the Lord’s command, in order to remove them from his presence because of the sins of Manasseh and all he had done, including the shedding of innocent blood. For he had filled Jerusalem with innocent blood, and the Lord was not willing to forgive. 2 Kings 24:2-4

But Egypt will be desolate, Edom a desert waste, because of violence done to the people of Judah, in whose land they shed innocent blood. Judah will be inhabited forever and Jerusalem through all generations. Shall I leave their innocent blood unavenged? No, I will not.” The Lord dwells in Zion! Joel 3:19

Do this so that innocent blood will not be shed in your land, which the Lord your God is giving you as your inheritance, and so that you will not be guilty of bloodshed...
...You must purge from Israel the guilt of shedding innocent blood, so that it may go well with you. Deut. 19:10,13

Sexual Immorality Associated With Abortion

“ ‘Do not give any of your children to be sacrificed to Molek, for you must not profane the name of your God. I am the Lord. Lev. 18:21 (Leviticus 18 lists a multitude of sins regarding sexual immorality. So why is child sacrifice listed among all these sexual sins? The reason is because sexual immorality is directly linked to child sacrifice and abortion. Sexual sin comes with it unwanted pregnancies outside the bonds of marriage. The fruit of these unwanted pregnancies were the ones sacrificed most often to Molek or Baal in the scriptures. Sexual immorality, child sacrifice, and abortion all go hand and hand with paganism, satanism, witchcraft,  and the occult.)

Unfortunately therefore abortion is a perceived necessity of sexual immorality. But two wrongs don't make a right. Abortion in the womb or child sacrifice out of the womb, either way it is a sacrifice for a future benefit. The future benefit outweighs the loss of the child. Saying something like: "I don't have a means to care for the baby" is another way of saying "I don't want to sacrifice for the baby, therefore the baby will sacrifice for me. We need to repent and receive the forgiveness of God.

Life In The Womb

“Why then did you bring me out of the womb? I wish I had died before any eye saw me. Job 10:18 NIV
Wherefore then hast thou brought me forth out of the womb? Oh that I had given up the ghost, and no eye had seen me! Job 10:18 KJV
(Job here makes it clear that a fetus in the womb is a soul.)

At that time Mary got ready and hurried to a town in the hill country of Judea, where she entered Zechariah’s home and greeted Elizabeth. When Elizabeth heard Mary’s greeting, the baby leaped in her womb, and Elizabeth was filled with the Holy Spirit. In a loud voice she exclaimed: “Blessed are you among women, and blessed is the child you will bear! But why am I so favored, that the mother of my Lord should come to me? As soon as the sound of your greeting reached my ears, the baby in my womb leaped for joy. Luke 1:39-44 (Fetuses without life do not do this. This is definite proof for the fetus being alive and a person. The Bible calls it a child and a baby in the womb, not a fetus without life. Only someone alive can respond with emotions of leaping and joy inside the womb.)

"You did form my inward parts, you knit me together in my mother's womb...you knew me right well; my frame was not hidden from you, when I was being made in secret..." Psalms 139:14-15 (This verse does indicate life in the womb as it is acknowledging personhood in the womb. It references the fetus in the womb as a person by the pronouns "me" and "I.")

"Before I formed you in the womb I knew you, and before you were born I consecrated you; I appointed you a prophet to the nations." Jeremiah 1:5 (God does have foreknowledge of us and can know of his plans for us in advance. But the 1st part of this verse acknowledges personhood by the pronoun "you." This is referencing a person at conception because it says "before I formed you in the womb." God knows us at the moment of conception.)

If men strive, and hurt a woman with child, so that her fruit depart from her, and yet no mischief follow: he shall be surely punished, according as the woman's husband will lay upon him; and he shall pay as the judges determine. And if any mischief follow, then thou shalt give life for life. Exodus 21:22-23 (The fetus is called a "child." If the child dies due to another person, that person suffers death by the phrase life for life. And notice what it explicitly says about the fetus. It says it is a life no different than the perpetrator is a life.)

For the life of the flesh is in the blood: and I have given it to you upon the altar to make an atonement for your souls: for it is the blood that maketh an atonement for the soul. Lev. 17:11-12
But flesh with the life thereof, which is the blood thereof, shall ye not eat. Gen. 9:4
Only be sure that thou eat not the blood: for the blood is the life; and thou mayest not eat the life with the flesh. Deut. 12:23
Because the life of every creature is its blood. That is why I have said to the Israelites, "You must not eat the blood of any creature, because the life of every creature is its blood; anyone who eats it must be cut off." Lev. 17:14 (A fetus has blood, therefore it has life.)

The Breath Of Life

"And Jehovah God formed the man out of dust from the ground, and blew into his nostrils the breath of life; and man became a living soul." Genesis 2:7 
The Spirit of God made me, and the breath of the Almighty gives me life
Job 33:4 
His breath will go out, he returns to the earth; his thoughts perish in that day
Psalms 146:4 
So says Jehovah God, creating the heavens and stretching them out; spreading out the earth and its offspring, giving breath to the people on it, and spirit to those walking in it. 
Isaiah 42:5 

Every man is stupid from lack of knowledge; every refiner is put to shame by the carved image. For his molten image is a lie and no breath is in them
Jeremiah 10:14 
Every man is brutish in knowledge, every refiner is put to shame by idols. For his casted image is a lie, and no breath is in them
Jeremiah 51:17 

So says the Lord Jehovah to these bones: Behold, I cause breath to enter into you, and you shall live
Ezekiel 37:5 
...and I will put on you sinews and will bring flesh on you and spread skin over you and put breath in you, and you shall live. And you shall know that I am Jehovah. 
Ezekiel 37:6 
And I watched. And, behold! The sinews and the flesh came up on them, and the skin spread over them from above. But there was no breath in them
Ezekiel 37:8 

Some will make the arguement that abortion is ok because the breath of life doesn't enter us until birth. First of all, the Bible never says that the breath of God enters us at birth. Secondly, the Bible also says life is in the blood. And we know that oxygen is in the blood. Third, there is the issue of whether each individual is created or procreated. Those that argue procreation say that God only created Adam and injected the breath of life into Adam. Then the rest of mankind was procreated naturally from God's design. Therefore the breath of life would be in each individual at conception as it is carried on through the parents. This would mean that everyone has the breath of life at conception, and are therefore a living soul at conception.

Is Abortion Mandated By God In The Case Of Adultery?

"'If a man commits adultery with another man's wife--with the wife of his neighbor--both the adulterer and the adulteress are to be put to death." 
Leviticus 20:10 (Now there has to be witnesses for both to be sentenced to death. And of course if a woman just had sex she could be pregnant which was inevitably the case in some scenarios. She was then sentenced to be killed, the fetus would die with the mother. There is no law to accommodate a fetus in that situation, but that would be to argue from silence. It does not mean that a fetus is not accommodated either, of course that is to argue from silence as well. Therefore we can not conclude any matter of abortion based on this verse, because either argument is based from silence. In other words, the text does not address the situation.)

Then the Lord said to Moses, “Speak to the Israelites and say to them: ‘If a man’s wife goes astray and is unfaithful to him so that another man has sexual relations with her, and this is hidden from her husband and her impurity is undetected (since there is no witness against her and she has not been caught in the act), and if feelings of jealousy come over her husband and he suspects his wife and she is impure—or if he is jealous and suspects her even though she is not impure—then he is to take his wife to the priest. He must also take an offering of a tenth of an ephah of barley flour on her behalf. He must not pour olive oil on it or put incense on it, because it is a grain offering for jealousy, a reminder-offering to draw attention to wrongdoing. “ ‘The priest shall bring her and have her stand before the Lord. Then he shall take some holy water in a clay jar and put some dust from the tabernacle floor into the water. After the priest has had the woman stand before the Lord, he shall loosen her hair and place in her hands the reminder-offering, the grain offering for jealousy, while he himself holds the bitter water that brings a curse. Then the priest shall put the woman under oath and say to her, “If no other man has had sexual relations with you and you have not gone astray and become impure while married to your husband, may this bitter water that brings a curse not harm you. But if you have gone astray while married to your husband and you have made yourself impure by having sexual relations with a man other than your husband”— here the priest is to put the woman under this curse—“may the Lord cause you to become a curse among your people when he makes your womb miscarry and your abdomen swell. May this water that brings a curse enter your body so that your abdomen swells or your womb miscarries.” “ ‘Then the woman is to say, “Amen. So be it.” “ ‘The priest is to write these curses on a scroll and then wash them off into the bitter water. He shall make the woman drink the bitter water that brings a curse, and this water that brings a curse and causes bitter suffering will enter her. The priest is to take from her hands the grain offering for jealousy, wave it before the Lord and bring it to the altar. The priest is then to take a handful of the grain offering as a memorial offering and burn it on the altar; after that, he is to have the woman drink the water. If she has made herself impure and been unfaithful to her husband, this will be the result: When she is made to drink the water that brings a curse and causes bitter suffering, it will enter her, her abdomen will swell and her womb will miscarry, and she will become a curse. If, however, the woman has not made herself impure, but is clean, she will be cleared of guilt and will be able to have childrenNumbers 5:11-28 (This scenario is of a husband suspecting his wife being unfaithful with another man, although their are no witnesses and he is jealous or suspicious of her infidelity. The husband takes his wife to the priest to perform this ritual that God ordained. If the woman was guilty, she would not die because there were no witnesses, but she would be cursed with barrenness. If she was innocent she would be able to conceive seed, or children. So this is the context of the story. These are the two ways this would play out whether she be guilty or innocent. And again this text does not reference a pregnant woman. To say there is or is not an accommodation for an instance of a pregnant woman would be to argue from silence because the text does not address either scenario. Therefore we can not conclude any matter of abortion based on this verse, because either argument is based from silence. In other words, the text does not address the situation. Another angle on this is that it is God himself that does this. It is never said for us to take on that role. So even if it was speaking of an abortion, which I dont believe it is, it is never for us to do on our own. Also, the word "miscarriage" is only found in the NIV, all other versions correctly do not use that word, but say something to the effect of her thigh shall rot. And it also doesn't say if the results of the bitter water are instantaneous. According to the Mishna, many believed it could take up to a couple years before the woman becomes barren.)
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