The bible contains passages that have direct bearing on the abortion issue, specifically to the crime of killing the unborn child, and generally to the pro-choice battle and the principles of life and death. The bible speaks often of the value of life and should guide you in your opinion on abortion let these verses inspire you about how valuable you are in the sight of the one who made you and gave you life. Sue bohlin takes a hard look at abortion from a biblical perspective her christian viewpoint focuses on the bible’s perspective on the source and sanctity of life while understanding the emotions many women face abortion is one of the most divisive and controversial issues of our day. Regardless of where you find yourself landing on the issue of abortion, it's one of the most pivotal and most volatile issues in america today and no longer is it just an issue out there we now know that 65 percent of women who have abortions self-identify as christians. M any people, sadly including many christians, think abortion is a difficult and controversial issue in reality, there is no difficulty or controversy at all—providing we allow the bible to teach us, and not impose the ideas of fallible people on to its plain meaning.
The mother's health is an issue only three percent of the time, and the baby's health is an issue only three percent of the time in reference to pregnant women, the term with child occurs twenty-six times in the bible the term with fetus never occurs once abortion often brings shame, heartache, and deep regret. Nevertheless, the passage is relevant to the abortion debate as it does address the issue of the value of life of the unborn when i looked up the verse in my bible version, i read something different. Abortion is never explicitly mentioned in the bible, but we know that the ancient egyptians, persians, and romans, among others, would have practiced it during their respective eras the absence of any discussion of abortion in the bible is conspicuous, and later authorities attempted to close the gap.
Recommended guidelines regarding abortion: the seventh-day adventist church treasures, as part of its founding principles, the idea that the ten commandments are binding on believers today. The bible and abortion the bible contains passages that have bearing on the abortion issue in america, and specifically to the crime of killing the unborn child, and generally, to the principles of life and death. Abortion abortion: the real issue, by dave brown a closer look at abortion--through god's eyes, by bryan gibson a beating heart that did not stop, from the susquehanna sentinal, june 11, 1006 let’s look now at two different arguments made in favor of abortion, and the bible’s answer to those arguments. What does the bible teach about abortion add to my study list while the bible does not mention the word abortion, there are indications that god views the unborn as individuals so while he doesn’t mention the modern issue of abortion in the bible by name, these passages indicate that god would label abortion as a sin. What the bible says about abortion – the bible and abortion by betty miller on september 20, 2008 add comment the bible and abortion: numerous scriptures address the issue.
The bible is far from silent on the topic of the sanctity of human life, especially preborn life in the womb this resource provides just a few of the scripture verses that speak to the value of preborn life created in god's image from the moment of fertilization. Bible study: abortion pastor glen schaumberg the issue: the issue is very simple either an unborn child is a human being or else it is not if it is a human being it deserves protection by the law of the land and is already protected by the law of god. In this essay we will be discussing arguments against abortion the first set of arguments we will consider are biblical arguments that being said, we must begin by acknowledging that the bible doesn't say anything about abortion directly. The bible clearly teaches that abortion is wrong this teaching comes across in many ways and for many reasons some people point out that the word abortion is not in the bible, and that is true nevertheless, the teaching about abortion is there this is the case with many teachings the word. In summary, the bible gives clear and direct guidance on many other topics, but abortion is never specifically mentioned in the bible some bible passages may well give insight into the issues involved, but there is no general agreement about their interpretation.
Abortion - the first human rights abuse, by ken ong, life issues forum, june 15, 2007 profiting from death at any cost, by mary jaminet, life issues forum , june 1, 2007 blessed is the fruit of your womb, by deirdre a mcquade, life issues forum , may 18, 2007. The bible has plenty to say about the abortion in the new testament and in the old testament out of more than 600 laws of moses, several comments on murder, which abortion is the taking of life. Answer: the bible never specifically addresses the issue of abortion however, there are numerous teachings in scripture that make it abundantly clear what god’s view of abortion is however, there are numerous teachings in scripture that make it abundantly clear what god’s view of abortion is. Research confirms that the actual number of maternal deaths resulting from abortion in the 25 years prior to 1973 averaged 250 a year, with a high of 388 in 1948 30 in 1966, before the first state legalized abortion, 120 mothers died from abortion 31 while any death is a tragedy, by 1972, when abortion was still illegal in 80 percent of the.
The bible does not specifically mention the word abortion, but it has a number of significant things to say about unborn children these biblical statements indicate that the unborn are persons therefore, abortion is wrong since it is killing a human being a simplified form of our argument is the. Christianity and abortion has a long and complex history, and there are a variety of positions taken by contemporary christian denominations on the topic there is no explicit prohibition of abortion in either the old testament or new testament books of the christian biblewhile some writers say that early christians held different beliefs at different times about abortion, others say that, in. The bible does not directly address abortion, but it does speak directly regarding god's view of human life, including life within the womb from these references we can develop a clear christian worldview regarding the modern issue of abortion.