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As is the case with all my messages, I am glad to provide my Power Point slides so you can use them as a help for your own.

Sanctity of Human Life

First preached on 1.27.02

Psalm 139:13–16

You made all the delicate, inner parts of my body

and knit me together in my mother’s womb.

Thank you for making me so wonderfully complex!

Your workmanship is marvelous—and how well I know it.

You watched me as I was being formed in utter seclusion,

as I was woven together in the dark of the womb.

You saw me before I was born.

Every day of my life was recorded in your book.

Every moment was laid out

before a single day had passed.

Holy Bible, New Living Translation, (Wheaton, IL: Tyndale House Publishers, Inc.) 1996.

Tragedy

On September 11, 2001 almost 4,000 people were killed. They were future leaders of this nation, doctors who could have saved many, scientist who may have found a cure for cancer, evangelist who may have lead thousands to the Lord and they were loved. Yes on September 11, 2001, evil doers killed almost 4000 people.

Tragedy

But the sad truth is that many people don’t realize that on September 12, 2001 another 4000 people died … and again on September 13 and 14 and 15. Every day over 4000 people are killed. These are unborn babies- 4000 each day, 28,000 each week, 112,000 each month and 1,460,000 each year.

Our Society Today

Human Life is cheap

(Evolution means not in His image …)

• The Endangered Species Act

3 amphibians, 56 birds, 7 clams, 2 crustaceans, 29 fish, 8 mammals, 21 reptiles, 2 snails and 42 plants - and their unborn offspring. But not an unborn human baby.

• Goodyear Tire spent $35,000 to surgically attach fins on a pregnant loggerhead sea turtle which had suffered a shark attack. A spokesman for the company commented, "We’re doing this for motherhood."

• A Florida man was arrested for stealing turtle eggs from the beach.

a) He defended himself by saying that the eggs were not yet "life."

b) No good, he was convicted and fined.

c) To the law, a turtle egg is alive, but not an unborn baby!

• And here are some of the outrageous fines recently levied by our courts:

a) $4,000 for killing cats.

b) $1,360 and 60 days in jail for torturing and killing rabbits.

c) $10,000 for killing a tree!

d) But no fines for killing a baby - even a partially born youngster.

How God Sees It

• We are created uniquely in the image of God.

Genesis 1:24

• So God created people in his own image; God patterned them after himself; male and female he created them.

• Holy Bible, New Living Translation, (Wheaton, IL: Tyndale House Publishers, Inc.) 1996.

• God knows us even before we breath our first breath.

God knows each person intimately before conception. Jeremiah 1:5 “I knew you before I formed you in your mother’s womb. Before you were born I set you apart and appointed you as my spokesman to the world.”

Holy Bible, New Living Translation, (Wheaton, IL: Tyndale House Publishers, Inc.) 1996.)

How would you advise a mother who was pregnant with her fifth child based on the following facts?

Her husband had syphilis.


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