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Sanctity of Life Weekend-Part II (i.e.-the infamous anniversary of Roe v Wade)

A lot of these links are from Desiring God primarily because this is an issue that John Piper speaks on, writes about, etc every year.

John Piper: Jesus didn’t come mainly to stop abortion, but to save abortion-committing sinners. via Desiring God.

What Does Roe v. Wade Actually Say? – Desiring God.

An Actual Pro-Life Conversation – Justin Taylor. Some very wise words from Sam Crabtree on how to discuss contentious issues such as abortion.

John Piper: Abortion is always unsafe. The baby dies and the mother is hurt. Always. via Twitter.

No, Mr. President: John Piper’s Response to President Obama on Abortion – YouTube. Piper’s response to President Obama’s remarks on Roe v Wade from 2009.

President Obama’s Asinine Remarks on the 39th Anniversary of Roe v. Wade | Denny Burk. Obama’s statement hasn’t really changed since 2009 (see video immediately above) & Mr. Burk’s response is accurate & appropriate.

Racial Slavery and Abortion in America: How History Repeats Itself – Desiring God. The historical rationale for slavery in this country is not much different than the rationale for abortion.

The Fourteenth Amendment and the Personhood of the Unborn – Justin Taylor. Why Roe v Wade won’t be overturned in our lifetime.

Attacks on Incremental Pro-Life Legislation: Unfair and Dangerous – Justin Taylor. Why we should support incremental pro-life legislation.

J. C. Ryle, Temperance, and Abortion – Desiring God. Lessons from JC Ryle’s fight against drunkenness that can be used in the fight for the sanctity of life.

Five Things We Can Do For the Unborn – Desiring God.

Burk Parsons: Sanctity of life has not only to do with protecting the lives of the unborn but helping to ensure they’re fed and clothed after they’re born. via Twitter.

The 200 Million “Missing” Girls – Justin Taylor. I wonder if pro-abortionists in this country would agree with the systematic killing of girls in Asia…

Together for Adoption. There ARE alternatives to abortion.

Noel Piper: Being prolife brings adoption into many of our lives. This is a day to thank God for the birth mothers who chose life for our children. via Twitter.

A couple of late entries from MLK, Jr Day/Racial Harmony Sunday

The City Harmonic I Have a Dream (MLK Tribute). I nice mashup of The City Harmonic with MLK, Jr’s “I Have a Dream” speech

This Week’s Sermon: “From Bloodlines to Bloodline” – Desiring God. John Piper’s sermon from racial harmony Sunday last week.

MLK, Racial Harmony, Healthy Sexuality, & Tebow

Letter from Birmingham Jail – Justin Taylor. “If you read one thing today on Martin Luther King Day, make it his ‘Letter from Birmingham Jail.'”

Download Bloodlines for Free – Desiring God. I’ve almost finished listening to the audiobook version of this book from John Piper dealing with racial harmony, and I highly recommend it.

Healthy Sexuality | Challies Dot Com. In light of the current controversy regarding Mark Driscoll’s new book, here are some good resources on sex & marriage.

Does God Care Whether Tim Tebow Wins on Saturday? – Owen Strachan – Entertainment – The Atlantic. I just got around to reading this yesterday (it’s from a few days ago), & it would have been an excellent article before today; however, I think it’s even more poignant now given the outcome of the Denver game over the weekend.

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