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Unformatted text preview: , even the most ardent evolutionist behaviorally affirms that human life is distinct from animal life. Imagine Mr. Evolutionist driving along when he encounters a squirrel in the road, still writhing from being hit by a car. He slams on his brakes, jumps out of his car, and frantically quickly, they may be corpse, sobbing, until the mortuary arrives. He will never forget this tragic scene. Ludicrous? Yes, but change the squirrel to a human baby and that scene would be truly horrific. Why? Because we all recognize that people are distinct from animals. The reason, according to 2. The Bible forbids us from shedding innocent blood. Bible does not forbid all killing, such as in capital punishment by the government, national 20 times, and always condemns shedding innocent blood. God chastised the Jews for shedding innocent blood when they sacrificed their children to the idols of Canaan (Ps. blood that 3. Pre-natal human life is fully human and thus precious to God. Consider a few of the many biblical passages: A. God superintends life in the womb (Ps. 139:13-16). David is affirming in poetic language that God superintended his formation in the womb (also, Job 10:8weather (Ps. 148:8; Job 37:6vior (Ps. 104:27-29; Job 38:39-41; Jonah 1:17; 2:10), to seemingly random events, such as the rolling of dice (Prov. 16:33). Surely if God governs these relatively minor things, then He also governs the formation of people in the womb. The Lord tells Moses sovereign purposes! There are so-called bio-ethicists that are consistent in applying their evolutionary bias to human life, but their conclusions are horrifying! For example, James Watson, one of the discoverers of the double helix structure of DNA, suggested in 19 three days after birth, then all parents could be allowed the choice only a few are given under the present system. The doctor could allow the child to die if the parents so choose and save a lot of misery and (cited by Francis Schaeffer & C. Everett Koop, Whatever Happened to the Human Race [Revell], p. 7...
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This document was uploaded on 03/14/2014 for the course BWVW 102 at Liberty University Duplicate School.
- Spring '14