Dr. George Tillerâ€™s murder in cold blood at a Wichita church today should shock the conscience and grieve the heart of every thinking person â€” especially persons of faith, and above all, those of us who defend the right to life. Wichita Eagle story here.
This evil and lawless act deserves absolute condemnation. It is in no way excusable, regardless of the slain manâ€™s inexcusable career as an abortionist.
I hope you will join me in praying for Dr. Tiller, for his family and loved ones, for his killer, and for the quelling of passions on all sides that would threaten peace and order in our land.
I would also add this biblical admonition from the Apostle Paul:
Never pay back evil for evil to anyone. Respect what is right in the sight of all men. If possible, so far as it depends on you, be at peace with all men. Never take your own revenge, beloved, but leave room for the wrath of God, for it is written, “VENGEANCE IS MINE, I WILL REPAY,” says the Lord. “BUT IF YOUR ENEMY IS HUNGRY, FREED HIM, AND IF HE IS THIRSTY, GIVE HIM A DRINK; FOR IN SO DOING YOU WILL HEAP BURNING COALS UPON HIS HEAD.” Do not be overcome by evil, but overcome evil with good.