Peanut Gallery: Human beings have an infinite capacity for self-deception. Rebecca Hamilton ably describes the convoluted self-deception surrounding the horror of sex-selected abortion.
“The greatest lies of our times are the lies we tell ourselves to justify doing things that we know are wrong. What makes it work is that the whole culture conspires with us in the doing of it.”
Augustine and Calvin talked about “original sin” and “total depravity.” Theological discussion becomes a deadly reality in the most unlikely of places… a mother’s womb. Is there no hope for us?
Hebrews 4:16 says: “Let us come boldly to the throne of our gracious God. There we will receive his mercy, and we will find grace to help us when we need it most.”
Run don’t walk… to the cross.