Life is God’s wonderful gift to us.  He is the author of life.  God sets the rules by which life is to be lived.  Genesis 1:27 says “So God created man in his own image, in the image of God He created him; make and female He created them.”

Commandment number six in Exodus 20:13 says “Thou shalt not kill.”  Long before this commandment was given, the first murder happened in Genesis 4:8 when Cain killed Abel.  Genesis 9:6 prohibits murder.  It says “Whoever sheds the blood of man, by man shall his blood be shed; for in the image of God has God made man.”

Take an inner heart inspection. Do you have regret or remorse for bad choices in the past? Confess to Jesus, the only one who can forgive sin. Click To TweetIt’s important to understand God’s intent behind His commandments.  Teach your children the value of life and the seriousness of taking another life.  Jesus said in John 10:10 “the thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy; I have come that they may have life and have it to the full.”  The thief is Satan, but Jesus came to give us life; physical, spiritual and eternal life!

Genesis 2:7 says “The Lord God formed man of the dust of the ground, and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life; and man became a living soul.”  Beware of false teachings of the evolutionist.  Jesus Christ is the author of physical life.  John 1:3 says “through Him all things were made; without Him nothing was made that has been made.”

Jesus also gives spiritual life.  Jesus said in John 14:6 “I am the way, the truth and the life, no man comes to the Father, but by me.”  Jesus gives us eternal life. Jesus said in John 10:27-28 “My sheep hear my voice, and I know them, and they follow me; and I give them eternal life; and they shall never perish.”

Your home is to be a place of safety; for the protection of your family from crime or homicide and even suicide.  Help your children to understand that our lives are not our own to do with as we please.  Our lives belong to God because He is the giver of life.

The unborn in the womb need protection from the crime of abortion.  The baby in the mother’s womb is a separate life.  Jeremiah 1:5 says “Before I formed you in the womb I knew you, before you were born I set you apart.”  Thousands of babies for 44 years are still aborted every day under the Supreme Court decision to legalize this genocide.  Thousands of women and men’s lives have been spiritually and emotionally destroyed having regretted this choice to abort.

Take an inner heart inspection.  Do you have regret or remorse for bad choices in the past?  Confess to Jesus, the only one who can forgive sin.  Do you harbor hatred or anger in your heart?  1 John 3:15 says “Anyone who hates his brother is a murderer, and you know that no murderer has eternal life in Him.”

Make your home a place of love, forgiveness and happiness, not bitterness.  You’ll be obeying God and lifting your children up in liberty by showing them the value of choosing physical, spiritual and eternal life in Christ Jesus.  

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