BIN: As the political discussion concerning the future of American healthcare grows more intense, the implicit issue of euthanasia stands in the wings. One rabbi noted that the issues of abortion and euthanasia are two sides of the same coin, both destroying the relationship between parent and child.
A geriatric physician who deals with end-of-life situations on a daily basis summed up the connection between socialized medicine and euthanasia.
“The danger of socialized medicine is that everything is under someone else’s control, not necessarily the patient or their family,” the physician, who prefers to remain anonymous, told Breaking Israel News. “The chief motivation is economic and not health. Euthanasia fits into that mindset.” more …
Opinion: The seventh and final church judged by Jesus in Revelation 3:14-26 is called Laodicea (Greek- the people rule). How appropriate.
The final church will also have a counterfeit cleric:
“Then I saw another beast coming up out of the earth, and he had two horns like a lamb and spoke like a dragon” (Revelation 13:11). Also appropriate.
What is not appropriate, however, is that when people rule, Satan is in control since all men have a sin nature, and without the Holy Spirit indwelling men, evil is present.
The great apostle Paul warned Timothy that in the last days perilous times would come (2 Timothy 3:1-7). I can’t think of many things more perilous than government–encouraged abortion and euthanasia.
It became real clear this past week with New York’s new law allowing abortion up to and into dilatation. But the real goal is post-birth abortion (infanticide) as enunciated by Virginia’s embattled governor. ‘Make the baby comfortable and then let the parents and doctors decide …’
For a society to approve that, euthanasia for the elderly is a piece of cake.