Abortion BWVW Assignment Essay

991 Words Jan 17th, 2015 4 Pages
BWVW 102-003
February 20, 2013
Worldview Application Assignment
Abortion
Some critics believe that abortion is a woman’s choice; others believe that termination of a life even before it is born is still murder. I highly doubt that pro-choice advocates would support their stance if they too believed that abortion was murder, so how then can they justify their pro-choice affiliation? The true question to be asked is when does life actually begin? There would be no questions asked if someone could prove the point at which life begins. However there is a grey area, we do not know when “life” begins. Some believe at conception, others at heartbeat, and others at brain waves. No one can say for sure, I however prefer the stance of “better safe
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And why is this granted to me that the mother of my Lord should come to me? For behold, when the sound of your greeting came to my ears, the baby in my womb leaped for joy (Luke 1:41-44 ESV). John even in Elizabeth’s womb was able to recognize the glory of Jesus. If he was able to recognize Jesus can we honestly not assume that he would be able to recognize a giant vacuum, pulling him apart limb by limb? If a child is fully able to recognize life outside the womb, then it is obviously a human being and as a human, it should be given the right to live. If that right is taken away, then it is murder. The biblical worldview draws from the bibles written perspectives on life which state that life is sacred and given by god. The bible states in Psalm 139:13 that, “[god] made all the delicate, inner parts of my body and knit me together in my mother's womb” (Psalm 139:13 NLV). God has given each human intrinsic value even before they leave the womb, he created us and cherished us. Under the biblical worldview perspective how can anyone truly justify the taking of another’s life?
Personally I believe that the bible is the living word of God and should be followed as such. If God commands that life is sacred and that murder is sin, and the bible in Greek indicates that there is no difference between a born and unborn child (brephos) then to kill a

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