“I support freedom of choice…. Let people live the life they choose to live… I really don’t get whats the big deal over same sex marriage or abortion… Let people make their own decisions..”
I only reposted what she wrote because I do not want to take her words and twist them. However, I am boiling in the inside… Is this how our next generation of “Christian” role models think and feel?
Okay this is not easy but here I go…
To begin, I will start by saying that there is no man that is perfect (Romans 3:23 for all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God). I believe that God sees all sins the same, and yes there is no difference between lying, lusting, stealing, or homosexuality…(James 2:10 For the person who keeps all of the laws except one is as guilty as a person who has broken all of God’s laws).We all need a savior! I try my best not to judge, but to love all people. Yes it is my desire to see everyone live a biblical lifestyle and I try my best to be an example…even in my mistakes. However, as a believer who has been regenerated…I WILL NOT COMPROMISE my beliefs in what the word of God says…not even for President Obama.
Next, before someone comes at my head lol, (deep breath…transparent moment.) I made the decision to have an abortion when I was in college. I am not proud of my decision, and I have asked God to forgive me, and I know that I am healed by the emotional scares that my decision has made. However, although this was my decision, I could only wish that I had someone to take me by the hand and tell me that first, this decision that I was making would not only break the heart of Christ, but that it would also cause so many emotional scares in my life that would take YEARS to repair. I knew I had the “right” to exercise my “freedoms,” but I wish that someone told me that it could have cost me my life! Romans 6:23 For the wages of sin is death, but the gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord.
I am an ex-murder. My freedoms caused me to kill a child….my child. I did not share this with my parents for several years out of shame, and when I got married I was still dealing with the pain of my decision from the past…. And if it was not for Jesus Christ, dying on that cross for my sins or my so called freedoms…I would be going to hell.
So I will shout this from the roof top! Ladies… YES you may feel that you have the right to have an abortion, but I would urge you to consider this….
- Abortion is equivalent to Murder and Murder is a sin…I did justify my actions for a long time. I felt that I could not have this child because I would disappoint so many people. I also did not want to have a baby daddy, and since I was still in college, having a baby without being married did not fit into my “perfect plans.”
- You may move on, but you will not forget! It was not until I was married, pregnant with my first child, and after we lost the baby because of an ectopic pregnancy that I realized that I still felt guilty for having the abortion.
- I can not support your decision….(Romans 1:32 Although they know God’s righteous decree that those who do such things deserve death, they not only continue to do these very things but also approve of those who practice them.) You may be saying, well I don’t care if you approve or not, you don’t understand what I am going through. I will say to that…I know exactly what you are going through. You feel lost, lonely, afraid, disappointed in yourself, and hurt; and I want to tell you that I do care. That is why I can not support your decision. I know what comes alone with having an abortion. I am not judging you, and if you email me…I will personally pray with you and see that you get connected with the resources you need. But as a believer, Gods word tells me that I can not approve of your decision.
Although this was a very difficult article to write, I pray that someone reconsiders their “free will,” after they read this. In fact, if you are a believer please pray with me for the leaders of our youth groups, teachers, or mentoring organizations. Let’s pray that they themselves develop a true relationship with Christ, so that they can really lead this generation in the way that they should go.
Very Truly Yours,
Tiheasha Denise Beasley,
Founder of Banner of Modesty