Resources: abortion & the bible

Scripture on the Shedding of Innocent Blood

By Randy Alcorn | March 8, 2010
Scriptures on the shedding of innocent blood. “Do this so that innocent blood will not be shed in your land, which the LORD your God is giving you as your inheritance, and so that you will not be guilty of bloodshed.” (Deuteronomy 19:10)

Biblical Perspectives on Unborn Children

By Randy Alcorn | March 2, 2010
The Bible teaches human beings are made in the image of God (Genesis 1:27; James 3:9). Not just Adam and Eve, but each individual since has been personally created by God (Malachi 2:10). Personhood is never measured by age, stage of development, or mental, physical, or social skills (Exodus 4:11).

Abortion in the Bible and Church History

By Randy Alcorn | February 26, 2010
There is a small but influential circle of prochoice advocates who claim to base their beliefs on the Bible. They maintain that “nowhere does the Bible prohibit abortion.” 

When Does Each Human Life Begin?: The Answer of Science

By Randy Alcorn | January 29, 2010
Science confirms exactly what Scripture demonstrates, that there is a point at which human life does not exist and then is suddenly created by God. In Science this is known as the point of conception.

When Does Life Begin According to Your Study of Scripture?

By Randy Alcorn | January 29, 2010
I’ll cut and paste two portions from the book below. If you only want section specifically on breathing, go to 6f below.
     As to Scripture and beginning of life, I follow with excerpt from Appendix B: Abortion in the Bible and Church History. The portion concerning Jesus and John the Baptist in Luke 1 is especially revealing I think.

Abortion is About God

By Joe Rigney | December 22, 2009
Abortion is about God. To leave God out of the picture of abortion is to trivialize it. All things are trivial without God.