Truth from a self-proclaimed Feminist Atheist…

Therefore gird up the loins of your mind, be sober, and rest your hope fully upon the grace that is to be brought to you at the revelation of Jesus Christ; as obedient children, not conforming yourselves to the former lusts, as in your ignorance; but as He who called you is holy, you also be holy in all your conduct, because it is written, “Be holy, for I am holy.”
1 Peter 1:13-16

I interrupt my somewhat quirky posts for a thought this evening. If you have followed my blog for a bit you know I don’t hesitate to post somewhat weighty posts if I feel The Lord has me to post them. Most of the time that means taking a stand for truth and posting something that doesn’t set well with a majority of the world! This post is one I doubt I will have many -if any- supporters and most likely will offend a few{which isn’t my aim but it may happen} but I still will post. There is a war waged against the family and more specifically children… I proceed in all humility and love! :)

“And whoso shall receive one such little child in my name receiveth Me.”
Matthew 18:5

Is it possible for real truth to come from a self-proclaimed Feminist Atheist? Well, it happened the other day! You see, I posted a quote on instagram and was extremely surprised by a comment I received. The commenter describes herself as a “Feminist. Atheist.” and if you scroll through her feed{which I wouldn’t suggest} she is very pro-abortion. The truth came out of the mouth{though I highly doubt she knew it} of one who is openly rejecting God and a truth that isn’t seen by many Christians but needs to be! The quote I posted was:

“Destruction of the embryo in the mother’s womb is a violation of the right to live which God has bestowed upon this nascent life. To raise the question whether we are here concerned already with a human being or not is merely to confuse the issue. The simple fact is that God certainly intended to create a human being and that this nascent human being has been deliberately deprived of his life. And that is nothing but murder.” Dietrich Bonhoeffer

The comment that was received from the “Atheist” Feminist was:

“This same argument could be used against almost any form of contraception. Both are equally ridiculous” Atheist Feminist

I agree with her{except I don’t believe both are ridiculous… I see that both are extremely serious} and was strangely encouraged that even a non-believer saw that that truth. The same argument Bonhoeffer made for abortion can and should be made for birth-control.

“Behold, children are a heritage from the Lord,
The fruit of the womb is a reward.”
Psalm 127:3

I am neither Roman Catholic nor Mormon, I am a follower of Christ, saved by grace, yet I believe birthcontrol is a direct offense against God. This is my random thought for tonight! ;) In Psalm 127 children are directly called blessings from God yet so many Christians{THE bride of Christ} openly rejects God’s blessings and do what is unnatural to stop the natural. “The simple fact is that God certainly intended to create a human being and that this nascent human being has been deliberately deprived of his life…” can go for both birth-control and abortion. Both are attempts to stop life. Birth-control is the attempt to stop a potential blessing from the Lord, placing our trust in our own human wisdom & reason and regarding it above God’s Sovereign always-prevailing will. If we agree that children are a blessing from God than we really have no business saying no to God’s blessings. The Washington Post put it rather nicely way back in 1931 as the Protestant church started to move toward openly accepting the use of birth-control:

“It is impossible to reconcile the doctrine of the divine institution of marriage with any modernistic plan for the mechanical regulation of or suppression of human life. The Church must either reject the plain teachings of the Bible or reject schemes for the ‘scientific’ production of human souls. Carried to its logical conclusion, the committee’s report, if carried into effect, would sound the death knell of marriage as a holy institution by establishing degrading practices which would encourage indiscriminate immorality. The suggestion that the use of legalized contraceptives would be ‘ careful and restrained’ is preposterous.” -Washington Post March 22, 1931

I am not going to go into detail for sake of discretion and brevity{I know, I’m kinda leaving y’all hanging} but I leave you all with these thoughts, a few quotes below, and a short 10 minute clip from Generations Radio with Kevin Swanson & R.C. Sproul Jr.. Please please take time to listen and think about this! If your on a mobile device you may have to click here to listen! Also, I encourage you all to Watch The Birth Control Movie! It’s available for an online rental or to purchase on their site. Completely worth it!! :)

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“In practice there’s very little evidence that birth control has reduced the number of abortions. In fact quite to the contrary both have contributed to a very great sexualization of the culture. Both practices have contributed weakening of marriage and the importance of marriage. Protestants are in a tough position to say birth control yes, abortion no. It hasn’t held up real well.” Dr. Allen Carlson professor of history at Hillsdale College

“In the modern evangelical church there’s almost unanimity about the sinfulness of abortion. The problem is that on a pragmatic foundation of doing what is best for us in difficult circumstances almost always trumps that principle. The bottom line is that while we decry abortion at the abortion clinic… when our own circumstances get difficult, when our own economy seems to be constricted, when our own finances are compromised, were willing to act on pragmatism rather than principle, time after time after time. As a result abortion in America remains in the forefront of the injustices perpetrated by all of us. Precisely because the church has not stood on principle and obeyed our God.” Dr. George Grant

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“For My thoughts are not your thoughts,
Nor are your ways My ways,” says the Lord.
“For as the heavens are higher than the earth,
So are My ways higher than your ways,
And My thoughts than your thoughts.”
Isaiah 55:8-9

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"Come now, and let us reason together," says the Lord, "Though your sins are like scarlet, they shall be white as snow; though they are red like crimson, they shall be as wool. If you are willing and obedient you shall eat the good of the land; but if you refuse and rebel, you shall be devoured by the sword"; for the mouth of the Lord has spoken." Isaiah 1:18-20

12 thoughts on “Truth from a self-proclaimed Feminist Atheist…

  1. AMEN! Thank you for boldly proclaiming the need to protect God’s beautiful little creations – babies. “Thou shalt not murder.”

  2. Amen! And Amen! I, for one, couldn’t agree MORE! I’m so encouraged by your post! One of the saddest things to me is how SO MANY people our ages, who were raised in large families who believed the same way as the above post mentions, are totally ditching the idea and going off into the world without a single thought of continuing in their own families, the legacy of children being a blessing!
    Yes, Christians “say” that they believe children are a blessing, and most Christians (true Christians) believe that abortion is wrong, but I get frustrated sometimes that all the emphasis goes on abortion being wrong and no one addresses the issue of birth control. So THANK YOU for talking about this! Its a topic I have been planning to talk about on my blog in the near future and I’m so glad someone else is speaking out about it as well!
    To me its SO overwhelmingly obvious, and I don’t understand how S.O. many people miss it.
    Thank-you for your boldness!

    1. Thank you so much, Chelsy! Yes, it is extremely sad to see so many not clinging to the truth they were raised with. Children are a blessing!
      I see birth-control being huge issue and you are right, all-most all Christians are silent. As the Washington Post said birth-control “would sound the death knell of marriage as a holy institution by establishing degrading practices which would encourage indiscriminate immorality” I believe it was right. Since the fall of contraceptive laws in the mid-20th century, first pornography and then abortion were rapidly legalized. The marriage rate has declined by a third and divorce has almost doubled, the number of children born in single parent families has more than tripled. We are seeing the fruit of what is classified the contraceptive revolution and it is really rotten. For me it is so obvious! It’s my prayer that The Lord would use this post to open the eyes of many who may stop by my blog. I have no power to do so myself but I know He is able! Thank you for your encouraging comment, it is such a blessing to receive!

  3. I wholeheartedly agree with this. I was thinking the other day about parents who have children and send them to day care as soon as possible so they can “have their own life” and then on to public school from there and I thought a very “extreme” thought – Could that behavior be as wrong as birth control and abortion? Yes, they’re letting the child live, but what kind of life? I think the three stem from the same root of selfishness and rebellion to God’s ways.

    1. I agree with your “extreme” thought, Sarah! Ultimately, yes, the root is selfishness{“For where envy and self-seeking exist, confusion and every evil thing are there.”} and rebellion against The Lord’s way. I was reminded of Psalm 81:10-14 when I read your comment:

      “But My people would not hearken to my voice; and Israel would none of Me.
      So I gave them up unto their own hearts’ lust: and they walked in their own devices.
      Oh that My people had hearkened unto me, and Israel had walked in my ways!
      I should soon have subdued their enemies, and turned My hand against their adversaries”

      Thank you for the comment, Sarah! As always, I am so blessed by it. :)

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