Worldwide, we have killed 1.2 billion children through the hands of abortionists – a huge percentage considering the world population is now around 6.8 billion today. Voices must be raised, for we cannot forget or let the world forget what we are doing. Innocent blood is on all our hands. Innocent blood always cries out, and human voices should always be raised in solidarity with that innocent blood. That is why I am grateful that each week people from our church go out to plead for the lives of unborn babies in front of our local abortion clinic. They lift up their voices to cry out for the innocent. I know that their time, prayers, anguish, labors, preaching, and pleading often seems to be in vain. But occasionally God gives glimpses into the fruit of their labors.
A past Saturday, a girl was brought to the abortion clinic by three of her friends. They all got out of the car and stood beside it talking for quite a while. The counselors from our church were calling to them inviting them to come and talk while the preacher was preaching the Word and the Gospel over the loud speakers. They listened to the preaching and continued to engage in very energetic conversation. The preacher kept preaching about how children are a blessing from the Lord and how God had knit that child together in her womb. The counselors kept calling out and beckoning to them to come and talk personally. After about 20 minutes, the three friends suddenly started clapping. We stood there wondering what was going on.
Then, they hugged and all got back into the car. As they drove up the driveway where our counselors were standing, they stopped and explained that the three of them had been trying to talk the girl out of the abortion all morning to no avail. But, the preaching had changed her heart. On that day, God used many voices to save one tiny life.
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