Abortion

Announcement of Judgment - Amos 1:1 – 1:15 (commentary)

The northern Israelites were living beneath a pious veneer of religion, worshiping idols and oppressing the poor. Amos is identified as a sheep-breeder (vv. 1-2). He is a fiery, fearless, and honest shepherd from the south who confronts them with their sin and warns them of the …

The Practice of Child Sacrifice - Jeremiah 32:28 – 32:44 (commentary)

Today’s passage refers to the practice of child sacrifice. Jeremiah warns of impending judgment because as little babies would die, the people did nothing to end this horrible practice. Judgment was on the way (vv. 28-29).People had turned away from God (vv. 30-33).Peop …