Death Is Not A ChoiceBy David S. RobertsThis is a difficult subject with emotions running very heavy on both sides of the ...
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  1. 1. Death Is Not A ChoiceBy David S. RobertsThis is a difficult subject with emotions running very heavy on both sides of the issue. Many fear tostrategy this subject with valid reason, few want to take the stand that I will and do because of myown deep convictions about this topic. In preparation with this article, several sad facts came to light.First, there is a deadly contradiction at work in American society. Second, there is an underlying valuebeing ignored in American society. As well as third, there is a terrible apathy about this subject inamerican society. You will not agree with every thing I write, and thats alright, I would simply ask thatyou listen and open your mind and your heart to the message.I.There is a deadly Contradiction at Work.We all saw the headlines. I dont think that there was one of all of us that wasnt shocked when weheard that Susan smith drove that car to the lake with her children within. She killed them because,now as a newly divorced mom, they had become inconvenient, disposable because her dating lifewas suffering. The outrage of the country was immediate, phone callers to radio stations everywheredemanding that she be worked the same fate she gave her sons, trapped in a vehicle, at the bottomof a lake.Or what about Andrea Yates or Kasey Anthony what individual with a quarter of a conscience didntscream out, God whats happening? or what about the case of the man charged with vehicularhomicide lots of years ago because the pregnant lady he struck suffered a miscarriage The outcry isthere, a baby is dead and the mom suffers a loss, and also the community cries out to cease this kindof misfortune, but give that same man the license and a clinic and the baby he just killed becomesjust another fetus. And there is NO OUTCRY!What about the pregnant woman who was charged with, get this, reckless endangerment of LIFEwhen she disregarded the judges orders to quit using medicines and used again?What about the teenager who had been charged with felony child abandonment, when she left thewomans newborn child in the garbage bin in an alley?We all think, how could a mother kill her own child But given the right circumstances, not one of thesecrimes could be prosecuted because in some cases, the fetus is a baby, and in others its just a massof tissue.There is a deadly contradiction at work here. The debate for abortion used to center around whetherthe fetus was really a living human. But the pro-abortion folk lost that discussion in every round, sothe debate has changed focus. Whether the fetus is human or otherwise is no longer the issue. ItsPRO-CHOICE!For the woman who wants her unborn child, the man who kills the child, accidentally, is charged withmurder. For the woman that doesnt want the child, she is charged $425 by a man that kills her childlawfully. For the Andrea Yates or even Kasey Anthonys of the world, theyre considered monsters, forthe lady emerging from the abortion clinic, she is a hero of generous causes. There is also a deadlycontradiction in the news media, (surprised?) all of us heard about the Florida abortion doctor who
  2. 2. was gunned lower in his home, it was upon 24/7 until the killer was caught and jailed. Whatpercentage of us heard about the Pro-Choice advocate who stormed into a church service onesunday and gunned down the actual Pro-Life Minister? Where had been that on the news? Or howabout the woman who bled to death within hours associated with her abortion from the really clinicthat the doctor who had been gunned down worked within. What about the woman who wasdismissed from her job at US West for wearing a pro-life pin to work Was there any protection of that?Outside of locally, absolutely no there was not. Did you hear any kind of news of the prayer team whowere meeting outside a good abortion clinic who were beaten by police as they lay on the ground? Orabout the truck that deliberately and gradually ran over the pro-life activists, trying to deliver a womanto obtain an abortion?What about the complaints from abortion clinics to the billboards being erected near their places ofbusiness that show a picture of a murdered unborn child. Pro-Choice promoters call them "tacky, inbad taste, and offensive". Quite simply, as long as what we are doing in here is not visible towardsthe naked eye, then its legal, guarded and acceptable. But how care you show other people what weshould do! Do any of these instances sound familiar to you, heard about all of them in the media? No,and you will not because as anyone with half a brain knows now-a-days, the actual media has anagenda almost all their own.But think of it, when it is choice that determines whether a good action is murder or even acceptable,then we have removed any standard of right and wrong. Choice does not make the determination oflife versus. NOn-life, life is life regardless, the choice is in the taking of this life and that is not one thatpeople have the right to make. This brings us to our second truth.II.There is definitely an Underlying Value being ignored.Life is important to god. From the life of the unborn child to the life of the retiree, life is important toGod.Psalm 139:13-15"For you created my inmost being; you knit me together in my moms womb. I praise you because Iam fearfully as well as wonderfully made; your functions are wonderful, I know that full well. My framewas not hidden from you when I is made in the secret place."Jeremiah 1:4-5"The word of the head of the family came to me saying, "before I formed you within the womb I knewyou, before you were born we set you apart; i appointed you as a prophet to the nations."In reading these and other passages, we see that life is important to god, including the life of theunborn baby, whom God knows, whom God forms, whom god can set apart. But in this country,choice is becoming God. We are ignoring a standard God Himself set. When we ignore the value oflife in support of choice, the choice then has to extend to the the children whore born, but whobecome hard to manage, to elderly parents who become incapable of fending for themselves, and tothe handicapped who dont "bring about our society".And if you think that this sounds cruel, or farfetched, listen a moment. Within the Netherlands, whereabortion is actually and has been socially acceptable for more years than it has been here, they
  3. 3. passed a euthanasia law allowing people to kill themselves if they therefore wish. But today, in thenetherlands, doctors in emergency rooms are given the option of whether to take the time and effortstrying to save a life, as a matter of truth they have issued little credit cards much like our organcontributor cards that say basically, "please dont let me die, attempt to save me." If an accident victimdoes not have that greeting card, the doctors make which persons final determination as to whetherthey will live or pass away. And it was just ten years ago that they introduced a law that would allowparents associated with any child born blind, deaf, retarded, or severely handicapped to decide if thatkid should be allowed to live, or even left to starve in order to death alone in an isolation ward.CHOICE HAS BECOME lord ! Now its no longer an issue whether the life is human or otherwise,now its a matter of a parents, a doctors, the stressed out adult childs word, and a life can be lawfullydiscarded as if it were trash.With respect for life is really scarce, no wonder weve got children killing kids just to see what it wouldfeel like.You might say, Dave, what about the arguments the pro-abortion people use? Is the fetus human?Well, the bible says so, and for me personally that is good enough. But for those of you who cantaccept the actual Bible, what about Science? science says so too. Life is understood to be that whichhas ability to reproduce itself, and from the moment associated with conception, when each cellulardivides and reproduces, thats life.Some use the "it is my body" argument against ending abortion, when in actuality, it isnt the womansbody. The child is incorporated in the womans body, but is actually distinct and separate in thewoman, often having a different blood type than the lady. This is not a procedure to remove a tumor,it is a violent act of murder upon a good innocent human infant. However lets just say this isnt thecase that the infant really is part of her body. We dont allow a woman to inject illegal drugs in to herbody. We dont permit her to sell her body in prostitution, except within Vegas, so that shouldnt trulysurprise anyone. So if we dont give a woman a right to complete these things, how can she need theright to murder her unborn baby under the guise of "its her body".It is a false argument entirely.But Dave, in ways, what about the children who are delivered handicapped. Wouldnt their "standardof living " mean anything to you? let me answer you this way, when the right of another person to livecomes down to the judgment of their contribution to society, or their comprehension as to the worldaround them, then we open the floodgates with regard to increase moral disintegration. There aremany healthy, sane people who just contribution to our society is within raising their children right, iwould say that is a great contribution to society. We wouldnt have the inspirational stories of HelenKeller, Ray Charles, or any other handicapped individual who may not have contributed like Keller oreven Charles but perhaps theyve value because life is vital that you God. And He values all of them.But lets use this exact same logic. Shouldnt we then because was done in the movie, Logans Run,set an age limit up to which one may live? In the movie age was 30, now, composing as a 40 yearold, id object to this policy, but lets imagine set it at sixty five. After all, they are done working then,so therefore cannot contribute any more to society. So that all Senior Citizens upon reaching 65 years
  4. 4. of age will be humanely offer sleep, medical costs might plummet, Social Security might be saved,but what for and nursing homes would not be a necessity.Sound heartless? life is life, whether it is the unborn child, or the retiree. And a lady no more has themoral to the choice to end her unborn childs life than i have to end hers, yours, or even anyoneelses. Is the unborn child a life? Consider these details :The unborn child has a heart beat by the 18th day.The unborn childs brain begins to function at forty days.The unborn child breathes, techniques and sleeps.The unborn child grows, hiccups, and sucks his usb.The unborn child is operated on to correct defects which is how they learned that the unborn childfeels pain.The unborn child is completely formed before the mother actually knows she is pregnant.The unborn child can survive outside the womb at 20 weeks and with current technologies improving,that number will get pushed back to 19,eighteenAbortions can be performed on these unborn children up to the moment of their birth. Most peoplearent aware of what happens in an abortion, and though not pleasant, the fact is youve been lied toas to the normalcy and ease of this process. Abortion is a violent, harmful procedure. I will not explainthe methods used, I choose to not.What I will describe to you are the saddest cases, the actual babies who are not desired, but are toodeveloped to become murdered without risk to the mother. They induce work, and the child is leftalone in a room separate from the viewing room at the medical center. They are allowed to starve todeath, some who are as well developed are taken component way out of the womb while the doctorstrangles the life out of the child, which upon death, is discarded in the trash.III.There is a horrible Apathy poisoning our Culture.There is a terrible apathy poisoning our culture. Weve got people heading all out for all causes.Theres a car driving around Kissimmee with loads of bumper peel off stickers on the back, amongthem are, "Save the Whales", "conserve the Manatees", "Meat is Murder" and finally, "I election Pro-Choice". In other words, save everything but the humans!We have people devoting time and energy to causes like saving the whale stuck in the ice flow, savethe polar bears from global warming, bring back the actual red M&M, but very few are evenattempting to stop the murder of kids !And the most tragic part of it all is that there is a terrible apathy among Christians in regards to thissubject. We think that theres nothing that we can do because the problem is too big. But thatsincorrect, theres a lot we can perform. If you choose to picket an abortion clinic, thats legitimate,otherwise legal. If you choose to pray concerning the situation, that where our power comes from.Maybe you supports a pro-life organization financially, thats another choice.But the single most important thing you can do only takes a few moments of your time. And that is,you can vote Pro-Life. Disagree beside me if you wish, what issue is more important than the life ofan unborn child Security of our nation? just how long do you think we will stay secure if we keep
  5. 5. problem God by the murdering of the innocent? Romans 1:thirty-two makes it clear that those thatgive approval to sinners for committing sin, are simply as guilty as those committing the sin.Therefore the next time you go to vote for the lesser of two evils, or for your union work and thecandidate is for the murder of human babies, just imagine yourself with your hands wrapped aroundthe neck of the newborn, who came along with just bad timing, because your vote for a pro-abortioncandidate is exactly the same as approving, even committing the act of abortion.When I saw my child born 9 weeks prematurely struggling to breathe, along with wires coming outfrom all angles, I knew which no one would ever have the ability to tell me that abortion would be achoice any longer. Her arms were almost as heavy as a crayola marker, she was almost six pounds,and she was the biggest baby in the neo-natal ICU. Other peoples arms were thinner than a #2pencil, tubes stuck down their throats letting them breathe, I watched since the nurses pricked heelsto attract blood and the expression on the faces of the infants within pain.I do not believe that anyone after seeing the size of a premature baby or one of these new 3Dimaging sonograms, I do not believe that anyone having seen that can still be for abortion withoutsurrendering their mankind in the process. The question is now what will you do about it, becausedeath Is Not a Choice.Jeremiah 29

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