Seeking “Justice For All” by Ministering to Outsiders

I delivered the sermon to both Sunday services at Christ Community Church in Tucson, Arizona earlier this month.  Approximately 1700 heard the message.  In a section describing Biblical reasons for showing respect to both the unborn and to pro-choice advocates, I said essentially this:

Think about it. I can defend the unborn with such anger and impatience that I reflect back to the pro-choice advocate that she is not a valuable human being. Or I can treat her as a means to an end, seeking a convert, seeking another win for our side, seeking a mark on my chalkboard in the sky, seeking to gratify my own sense of importance as doing something significant, more than seeking to minister Christ’s love and truth to this other human being.

Friends, a human being is nothing to be trifled with. We should not treat others in this way. When I am looking into the face of another human being, I am being given a precious gift, the chance to behold the creation of which God is most proud.

To hear the whole message or excerpts, click on the following links:

For the pdf that includes the handout for the sermon and the PowerPoint file, click this link.

 

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  1. […] to deliver the sermon to Christ Community Church in Tucson, Arizona earlier this month.  See this previous post to listen to the entire sermon or brief segments from the sermon (including the big failure that […]

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