Pro-life Passages in the Bible

God is the Creator of life

Genesis 1:27, 2:7 Job 12:10 Psalm 139:13-16
1 Samuel 2:6 Job 31:15 Isaiah 64:8
Nehemiah 9:6 Job 33:4 Acts 17:24-25
Job 10:8-12 Psalm 100:3 Colossians 1:16

Children Are a Gift from God

Genesis 18:10-14 Genesis 48:9 Proverbs 17:6
Genesis 25:21 1 Samuel 1:19-20 Isaiah 8:18
Genesis 29:31-35 Psalm 113:9 Hosea 9:11
Genesis 30:1-2, 22-23 Psalm 127:3-5
Genesis 33:5 Psalm 128:3

Personhood Begins at Conception

Job 10:8-12 Jeremiah 20:17a Luke 1:35-38
Psalm 51:5 Matthew 1:18-20

Personhood Exists in the Womb

Genesis 16:11a Psalm 71:5-6 Isaiah 49:1, 5a
Genesis 25:22-24 Psalm 139:13-16 Jeremiah 1:5
Job 3:11, 16 Ecclesiastes 5:15a Hosea 12:3a
Job 31:15 Isaiah 7:14 Luke 1:13-15
Psalm 22:9-10 Isaiah 44:2, 24 Luke 1:39-44
Psalm 58:3, 8b Isaiah 46:3 Galatians 1:15a

God Determines the Length of Life

1 Samuel 2:6a Job 14:5 Psalm 139:16

God’s View of Abortion

Exodus 20:13 Deuteronomy 30:19 Matthew 19:18b
Exodus 23:7 Proverbs 6:16-19 Romans 13:9a, 10a

Christ’s Esteem of Children

Isaiah 40:11 Matthew 18:2-4, 10, 14 Mark 10:13-14
Matthew 10:42 Mark 9:37

Parents’ Love for Children

Genesis 21:16 2 Samuel 12:16 Mark 5:23
Genesis 31:28 2 Samuel 21:8-10 Luke 15:20
Genesis 37:35 1 Kings 3:26 John 16:21-22
Exodus 2:3 2 Kings 4:20 John 19:25
1 Samuel 2:19 Matthew 15:22

Sacrifice of Children Forbidden

Exodus 1:15-17 Deuteronomy 18:10a, 12 Psalm 106:31-38
Leviticus 18:21, 24, 30 2 Kings 16:3 Jeremiah 32:35
Leviticus 20:1-5 2 Kings 17:17 Ezekiel 16:20-21
Deuteronomy 12:31 2 Kings 21:6
 
Punishment for Causing an Abortion

Exodus 21:22-25 Proverbs 28:17a Amos 1:13
Deuteronomy 27:25a

Protecting the Fatherless Is Our Responsibility

Isaiah 1:23 Zechariah 7:9-10 James 1:27
Isaiah 10:1-2 Matthew 19:14

Fetal Abnormalities of Birth Defects and Abortion

Exodus 4:11 Psalm 94:9 Romans 8:28
Exodus 20:13 Isaiah 45:9-12a Romans 9:20-21
Leviticus 19:14 John 9:1-3 1 Corinthians 1:27

Mother's Mental Health and Abortion

Exodus 20:13 Matthew 15:19 Ephesians 4:18
1 Kings 3:26-27 Romans 1:26-28

Rape or Incest and Abortion

Genesis 19:36-38 Deuteronomy 24:16 Romans 8:28
Genesis 38:13-26 Ruth 4:18-22 Ephesians 5:20
Genesis 50:20 Matthew 1:3
Exodus 20:13 Luke 3:33

Sexual Immorality and Abortion

Genesis 16:2, 4a, 15 Genesis 38 Micah 6:7b-8
Genesis 21:10-13 Ruth 4:12

Imitating the World Is Forbidden

Genesis 9:7 Proverbs 1:10-19 Romans 8:5, 7
Leviticus 18:21, 24, 29-30 Proverbs 15:3 Romans 12:2
Numbers 35:33 Isaiah 5:20-21, 23 Colossians 2:8
Psalm 10:5-11 Isaiah 59:7 2 Peter 2:2-3
Psalm 94:21 Lamentations 4:3, 6, 10

Our Accountability to God

Genesis 9:1, 5-6 Jeremiah 7:5-6 Galatians 6:10

Silence Is Inexcusable

Esther 4:14-16 Isaiah 1:10-17 Matthew 9:36-38
Job 31:14-15 Ezekiel 3:16-19 Matthew 18:14
Proverbs 24:11-12 Hosea 4:6a Ephesians 2:10
Proverbs 29:10 Matthew 5:16

Our Responsibility

Deuteronomy 30:19 Ezekiel 3:16-19 1 John 3:18