Morning Musing: Psalm 127:3

“Behold, children are a heritage from the Lord, the fruit of the womb a reward.” (ESV – Read the chapter

We live in a day when children are more and more considered a convenience. Parenthood is something pursued as a right, not a privilege. In other words, couples who embrace parenthood do so not from a sense of obedience to God’s command to be fruitful and multiply, but so they can say they are parents. It is becoming a status symbol more than a duty and calling. 

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Digging in Deeper: Psalm 127:3

“Behold, children are a heritage from the Lord, the fruit of the womb a reward.”  (ESV – Read the chapter)

During the course of his first campaign for President, Barack Obama was asked a question about his thoughts on sex education in schools.  His answer was unintentionally a great deal more revealing than he perhaps wanted of a worldview belief far more common today than it ought to be.  On this particular occasion he was asked whether he supported students being taught an abstinence-only curriculum or preferred one that included lessons on various methods of contraception, including abortion. Read the rest…