The events of the past week cannot go unnoticed. Demonstrations. Protests. Hatred. Bigotry. Confusion. Murder. Statues toppled.
Beneath the fallen statues, the bantering of the media, and the seemingly endless analysis of political pundits lies an unalterable truth: life matters. The framers of the Declaration of Independence thought so:
We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.
So does God:
For you formed my inward parts; you knitted me together in my mother’s womb. I praise you, for I am fearfully and wonderfully made. Wonderful are your works; my soul knows it very well. (Psalm 139:13-14, ESV)
One only has to travel back a few decades in world history to discover a regime that idolized blonde hair and blue eyes and killed six…
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