Or, How to recycle your conscience.
Now that they’re done playing God, what do they do with the leftovers? Sounds a bit (ya think?) cynical, I know, but that is exactly what people think that use IVF for making a family instead of waiting on God, as He meant it to be.
In their own mind, they believe this is some kind of spiritual quest to make a decision on the lives of their children that are frozen awaiting life outside the petri dish and the womb. But then again, these people really don’t understand Life and who created it. The job of creating Life is up to the Creator, not us.
From the Chicago Tribune: ‘The sheer volume of embryos in storage has spurred fertility centers to form new partnerships with research institutions that have only recently received federal funds and adoption agencies that want to match embryos with potential parents. Such decisions, doctors say, are often informed and framed by faith.’
Faith? If one has made the most hideous decision to create lives outside the womb, one should stand up and do the correct thing (because they didn’t do the right thing in the first place) and have their own children implanted for themselves and deal with the responsibility of it. Being of a Faith does not necessarily make your decisions correct – check the doctrine of your Faith against your conscience and see the condemnation…justifying lousy decision making on your denomination is just plain cowardice.
‘In the minds of many fertility doctors and patients, Obama’s decision to lift the ban on federal funding for embryonic stem cell research also lifted a stigma, inspiring some IVF patients to give research – stem cell and other kinds – more serious consideration…..They could place the embryos in the womb for gestation when they are ready to have more children. Another couple could adopt the embryos. They could donate to science. Or they could thaw the embryos and discard them.’
I suppose I can’t expect much more than what the world shows people that shun what God wants. The purposeful intent is pure selfishness.
Isaiah 28:13 says, ‘But the word of the LORD was unto them precept upon precept, precept upon precept; line upon line, line upon line; here a little, and there a little; that they might go, and fall backward, and be broken, and snared, and taken.’
The Bible is the final Word; one doctrine, one Faith, one Saviour.