Essay on Abortion is Murder

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Many Christians and scientist wonder whether abortion is scientifically or biblically wrong. For a Christian you have to prove that God values life before birth and that he has a pro-life stance. You have to also prove that God considers the time in the womb just another stage. From a scientific perspective you have to prove that the zygote, embryo, or fetus is indeed alive. You also have to consider at what point during development it becomes alive. You would also have to prove that it is human. This would show us that killing or aborting it would be ending life therefore murdering.

In the Bible there are many verses that would bring me to just that conclusion. In Exodus 20:13 the Bible states “You shall not murder”. It is one of the
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They way this verse is said would make you believe the bible is pointing to conception as the starting point of life

Jeremiah 1:4-5 states “The word of the LORD came to me, saying, "Before I formed you in the womb I knew you, before you were born I set you apart; I appointed you as a prophet to the nations" This passage tells us that God has a predestined purpose and a relation with us before we are born. Telling us that God has already set value on our lives even before conception

The Bible also says that in David’s confession of murder and adultery, he traces his innate proclivity to sin back to his conception (Psalms 51:5) "Behold, I was brought forth in iniquity, and in sin my mother conceived me” this verse also refers to point of conception not the point of birth as the beginning of life, as do all the others. This is clear evidence that the Bible portrays a anti-abortion stance.

In all countries it is illegal to murder, if you murder there are consequences but yet people do not consider a fetus something to be murdered. This statement can be proved false by proving a fetus is indeed alive and is human.

There are three requirements for something to be alive. First it must have DNA, second they must take energy from the environment or there surroundings. Third they must have a form of reproduction. If you prove that the fetus fulfills all three of these requirements then you know it is alive.

To fulfill the first

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