So Choose Life…Sanctity of Human Life Sunday January 11 2009
Deuteronomy 30:19 • 19"I call heaven and earth to witness against you today, that I have set before you life and death, the blessing and the curse. So choose life in order that you may live, you and your descendants,
Proverbs 24:11-12 • 11Deliver those who are being taken away to death, And those who are staggering to slaughter, Oh hold them back. 12If you say, "See, we did not know this,"Does He not consider it who weighs the hearts?And does He not know it who keeps your soul? And will He not render to man according to his work?
Ps. 139:13 • 13For You formed my inward parts; • You wove me in my mother's womb.
Job 31:14-15 • 14What then could I do when God arises?And when He calls me to account, what will I answer Him? 15"Did not He who made me in the womb make him,And the same one fashion us in the womb?
Ex. 20:13 • 13"You shall not murder.
Eph. 5:7-11 • 7Therefore do not be partakers with them; • 8for you were formerly darkness, but now you are Light in the Lord; walk as children of Light 9(for the fruit of the Light consists in all goodness and righteousness and truth), • 10trying to learn what is pleasing to the Lord. • 11Do not participate in the unfruitful deeds of darkness, but instead even expose them;
James 5:16 • 16Therefore, confess your sins to one another, and pray for one another so that you may be healed The effective prayer of a righteous man can accomplish much.
Isaiah 61:1-3 • 1The Spirit of the Lord GOD is upon me, Because the LORD has anointed me To bring good news to the afflicted; He has sent me to bind up the brokenhearted, To proclaim liberty to captives And freedom to prisoners; 2To proclaim the favorable year of the LORD And the day of vengeance of our God; To comfort all who mourn, 3To grant those who mourn in Zion, Giving them a garland instead of ashes, The oil of gladness instead of mourning, The mantle of praise instead of a spirit of fainting So they will be called oaks of righteousness, The planting of the LORD, that He may be glorified.