A Culture of LIFE is Foundational to the Christian Life
There is an infant girl in our past.
After one short weekend of holding, rocking, and loving her as our own—she returned to the arms of her birth mother, who had changed her mind about adoption.
Following that one weekend—which gave deep meaning to the beautiful and difficult in our lives—Son took Daughter-in-law away to grieve in private. At Son’s request, I spent the next few days in their home, removing the most obvious reminders of what almost was.
baby bottles left drying on the kitchen counter
an opened container of formula in the pantry
burp cloths that still smelled of sour milk
It is out of this memory I share on the culture of life that is foundational to the Christian life.
“In his hand is the life of every living thing and the breath of all mankind.” Job 12.10 (ESV)
The Christian life is founded on the belief the Creator and Maker of all things gave birth to the world. This includes our belief that Almighty God created and breathed life—His life—into every person conceived over ti…
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