Aboortion from a Christian Perspective Essay

1362 Words Oct 22nd, 2015 6 Pages
Robin Cypress
CWV 101
April 26, 2015
Professor Bob Greene

Abortion – From A Christian’s Perspective The ability to bring a life into the world after having carried and nurtured it in your womb for a woman is considered a gift and blessing to most, however there are times when the decision to bring a life into the world is clouded by another issue such as rape or fetal abnormalities at which point it becomes an ethical dilemma as to whether to bring that life into the world or to end the pregnancy and the life of the child. This paper will address the ethical dilemma, core beliefs, resolution, evaluation and comparison from the Christian perspective that should be considered during this process. Living life is a gift that God
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Core Beliefs As a Christian it is our belief that God creates and gives all life and that taking a life under any circumstances is killing. "For you formed my inward parts; you knitted me together in my mother's womb. I praise you, for I am fearfully and wonderfully made. Wonderful are your works; my soul knows it very well. My frame was not hidden from you, when I was being made in secret, intricately woven in the depths of the earth. Your eyes saw my unformed substance; in your book were written, every one of them, the days that were formed for me, when as yet there was none of them" (Psalm 139: 13-16). We are made in the image and likeness of God (Genesis 2:26) so regardless because God is perfect, through His image we each are also, again God does not make mistakes. Resolution Coming to a resolution again for some is easy while for others it becomes difficult to separate personal desires from what the way in which the Word of God says they should. To abort a child simply based off of a prenatal screening, with documented error rates, is a very chilling slide toward eugenics which means eliminating persons with certain hereditary characteristics. The tests however become a precursor to people who are relying on them as the basis for which to obtain an abortion (Burke, 2014). As Christians we are to recognize the value in all life regardless to the circumstances and the thought of taking a

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