In honor of the celebration of the birth of Jesus Christ here are some random Biblical quotes on life in no particular order:
“God created man in his image; in the divine image he created him; male and female he created them” (Genesis 1:27)
“Be fertile and multiply” (Genesis 1:28)
“Behold, said he, thou art with child, and thou shalt bring forth a son: and thou shalt call his name Ismael, because the Lord hath heard thy affliction.” (Genesis 16:11)
“And Isaac besought the Lord for his wife, because she was barren: and he heard him, and made Rebecca to conceive. But the children struggled in her womb…” (Genesis 25:21-22)
“In the womb he supplanted his brother, and as a man he contended with God.” (Hosea 12:3)
“But when Rebecca also had conceived at once of Isaac our father. For when the children were not yet born, nor had done any good or evil (that the purpose of God according to election might stand) . . .” (Romans 9:10-11)
“Truly children are a gift from the Lord; the fruit of the womb is a reward” (Psalm 127:3)
“You knit me in my mother’s womb . . . nor was my frame unknown to you when I was made in secret” (Psalm 139:13,15)
“You have been my guide since I was first formed . . . from my mother’s womb you are my God” (Psalm 22:10-11).
“God… from my mother’s womb had set me apart and called me through his grace” (St. Paul to the Galatians 1:15)
“They mingled with the nations and learned their works…They sacrificed their sons and their daughters to demons, and they shed innocent blood, the blood of their sons and their daughters, whom they sacrificed to the idols of Canaan, desecrating the land with bloodshed” (Psalm 106:35, 37-38)
“Thou shalt not kill” (Exodus 20:13, Deuteronomy 5:17)
“Do unto others as you would have them do to you” (Matthew 7:12)
“I have come that they may have life, and have it to the full” (John 10:10).
“Which ones?” he inquired. Jesus replied, “You shall not murder, you shall not commit adultery, you shall not steal, you shall not give false testimony.” (Matthew 19:18)
“Before I formed you in the womb I knew you, and before you were born I consecrated you.” (Jeremiah 1:5)
LifeNews Note: Tom McClusky writes for March for Life.