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Discussion in 'Forum for Polls' started by SaggyWoman, Dec 15, 2008.
Is supporting abortion clarify that one is not a Christian?
I believe abortion is sinful, but I cannot make this kind of determination.
I am totally anti-abortion. I agree with Stefan.
Abortion if necessary, but not necessarily abortion. No abortion; no d&c's........they also abort a mass within the womb. No abortion; some women WILL surely die. Some abortions have been known to save a life from an auto accident. Which life are you talking about?
A few years ago I would have said that one could absolutely not be a Christian and support abortion. Now I've changed my mind.
I am not pro-choice and I would like to see Roe/Wade reversed and go back to the day when life-saving abortions were the only ones legal, but I am not the judge of someone else's soul.
A person's world view does not determine whether they are saved or not.
"And there is salvation in no one else; for there is no other name under heaven that has been given among men, by which we must be saved."
Acts 4:12 NASB
The name is Jesus Christ not Roe v. Wade. To say that a person's salvation is dependent on their stance on specific issues is adding works to the condition of salvation. That said I do not see how a regenerated person could reconcile their Christian faith with the shedding of innocent blood.
I was strongly pro-choice before I was saved and it took over a year after I was saved for me to see that abortion was wrong (as well as some other things). So I think you can be saved and be confused on this for various reasons.
d&c's are not normally done as an abortion, but can be and have been used that way, that mass isn't always a baby don't assume what you don't really know about the female body, d&c does not always result in an abortion. You need to learn something about women's real and actual health ebfore making the smae comment on it over and over proving you know very little about the female body.
How about some true facts Jim, but since yu've already been told the truth, I don't expect you to beleive truth now either.
multiply sites all giving the same medical information.
i am pro-life and believe abortion on demand to be sinful because of my faith in Christ...but cannot determine if someone else is a born again believer based on their stance.
Yes, you can be a Christian and believe that abortion is permitted in certain circumstances. There are as many reasons for abortion as there are people. I don't know of anyone who is "pro-abortion"....just people who believe that no one can make that decision for women and their families. Personally, it is an issue that I have struggled with for 35 years.....and I have been on both sides of the issue. It's easy to say that abortion should never be permitted under any circumstances.....until you or someone in your family finds themselves in a position where that decision must be made.
How about God? He has told us in His word. We could just ignore it. But then we can never speak about sin again.
The only time 'the decision' must be made is when the mother's life is in certain danger. Murdering a baby is still murdering a baby, no matter what. God is in charge of who gets pregnant and who doesn't. Abortion is saying I don't want God's plan for me, I want to do life my way, not His.
I think another answer such as : you might be a non or semi practicing Christian who is confused about what "thou shall not murder" actually means when God says it.
I have reead or sen news about women whose life was saved when she had an abortion. She may have had Toxemia Pre-eclapmsas or ecalampsia early in the pregnancy which theartened her life.
This does happen, but it's somewhat rare. I knew someone years ago who had an ectopic pregnancy and almost died. In that case, the baby could not have been saved at all - the baby was in the Fallopian tube and had never gone to the uterus.
I think the need to save the mother's life with an abortion is something around 1% or less of all abortions.