Abortion and Scripture


Notre Dame Cathedral of Paris, France. Circa 1345.

Abortion is the act of murdering an infant while it’s still in the womb. Usually it is done for simple birth control, with only a sliver of procedures done due to a threat on the mother’s life, or as a product of incest or rape.

The barbaric procedure is wholly unnecessary in the modern world and, for some reason, is still lorded over women across the nation. Amusingly, those who are against such mistreatment are the ones called, “barbarians.” Supporters of abortion work themselves into a rabid frenzy if anyone objects, yet the act is no better than Dark Age bloodletting or trepanning. It butchers both baby and mother.

One of the most startling trends today is that of Christians who support abortion as a means of simple birth control. It’s always rationalized as “better for the baby,” but what they really say is God is mistaken, and they know better. Despite this life being innocent, we should play God and destroy it.

“Abortion” is not explicitly referred to in scripture because it was not normally used outside primitives. This is more a modern issue, much like homosexuality. The term “homosexual” was not used in scripture because it simply didn’t warrant any real emphasis beyond what was used. Homosexuality was included in the whole spectrum of sexual deviancy in scripture.

Does the bible mention anything against abortion? Actually, it does. Abortion is the killing of offspring, used by prostitutes since the dawn of time. Women gained the legal right to mimic prostitutes in the Twentieth Century, and for some bizarre reason, that’s considered “empowerment” today. There is nothing beneficial or uplifting about abortion. There’s also no such thing as “pro-choice,” if you refuse to allow women decide if they want to be pro-choice or pro-life.

So, does scripture imply life isn’t life prior to birth? Not at all.

Did not he that made me in the womb make him? and did not one fashion us in the womb? -Job 31:15

Before I formed you in the belly I knew you; and before you came forth out of the womb I sanctified you, and I ordained you a prophet to the nations. -Jeremiah 1:5

It were better for him that a millstone were hanged about his neck, and he cast into the sea, than that he should offend one of these little ones. -Luke 17:2

Lo, children [are] an heritage of the LORD: [and] the fruit of the womb [is his] reward. -Psalms 127:3

Did not he that made me in the womb make him? and did not one fashion us in the womb? -Job 31:15

If men strive, and hurt a woman with child, so that her fruit depart [from her], and yet no mischief follow: he shall be surely punished… -Exodus 21:22

There is no scriptural basis for assuming life “doesn’t actually begin” until birth or after, because there’s no delay. It is life upon conception. Here is another example:

And Adam knew Eve his wife; and she conceived, and bare Cain, and said, I have gotten a man from the LORD. -Genesis 4:1

Why was “conceived” as important as to warrant mention, as it’s used at many points throughout scripture? Perhaps it’s to emphasize that a “fetus” is indeed the same living human as a newborn, infant, and toddler certainly are.