Lift me to Your shoulder; Carry me, henceforth. I can see all things in a new way, From my throne above the world. Your Shepherd’s crook in view, A sign of assurance, Calming the sea, defeating the flesh, Vanquishing the Foe. Perched in Paradise, I ride above the storm. Battles won by stillness, Flames quenched by Water from the Rock. Carrying the one You love, Bearing Your burden, Loving Your labor, Loving me. I see the wound of Your Cross. I see Blood,and Bone, And I see me, Carved in Your bruised And beaten flesh,
Lifted to Your shoulder, You carry me, Onward and upward, Unto greater heights, Cross and throne, One in God alone.
3. by consent ("I’m personally opposed to it but" )
4. by provocation
5. by praise or flattery
6. by concealment
7. by being an accomplice
8. by partaking
9. by Silence!
Once you snuff out a child in its mother’s womb you have crossed the line and there is no sin off-limits to you. Society can’t hide behind our laws and our complicit politicians. Yes those in positions of authority bear the greater responsibility but their accountability does not set us free! How deafening the silence. Silence in our churches, our schools, our universities, our laboratories and the halls of government.
The fact that a law was passed to enable the atrocity of abortion, does not pour clean water over the scarlet decision. It simply makes our culpability national and places our country in the cross hairs of retribution. You can declare a human being a non-person, but the DNA, the blood and the flesh, the substance and the soul witness against our immoral "Law." Relativism may allow our society to lie to itself, but the law written on our hearts will condemn us. We do have freedom of choice. God’s law commands we choose life and not death. So there is a reason the right choice matters.
"I call heaven and earth today to witness against you: I have set before you life and death, the blessing and the curse. Choose life, then, that you and your descendants may live" – Deuteronomy 30:19
This sin too was nailed in Christ to the Cross. It is time to leave the darkness and live in the Light.