A Subhuman Creature

“The subhuman is a biological creature, crafted by nature, which has hands, legs, eyes and mouth, even the semblance of a brain. Nevertheless, this terrible creature is only a partial human being. Although it has features similar to a human, the subhuman is lower on the spiritual and psychological scale than any animal.” [1] Such is the state of the human fetus. It has human features like a face and eyes and even a forming brain, but it is just a clump of tissue, with no rights or value to call its own. It can be discarded through medication or … Continue reading “A Subhuman Creature”

Humility and Humiliation

Nothing in my hand I bring, simply to the cross I cling; naked, come to thee for dress; helpless, look to thee for grace; foul, I to the fountain fly; wash me, Savior, or I die. The words of the hymn Rock of Ages characterize a humility born from an awareness of sin, who we are before a holy God, and a complete dependence on him. Repenting from sin, recognizing that we have been playing God in our own lives and turning back to him, naturally necessitates a posture of meekness. There is a pattern of mourning over our actions … Continue reading “Humility and Humiliation”