The Bible speaks to everything
Mark Ward opens his blog post about how to do a biblical study on the topic of abortion with the following assertion:
The Bible speaks in some way to anything you can think of, but it doesn’t speak explicitly to everything you can think of.
He’s right. As I mentioned, his post is specifically about how to study what the Scripture has to say about abortion, not explicitly, but implicitly. This reminds me of how in Worship in Song I compare this very issue–how the Bible speaks to abortion–with how the Bible addresses the topic of music. The Bible doesn’t deal with the subject explicitly, but it certainly does so implicitly. And a healthy understanding of the authority and sufficiency of Scripture will lead us to want to submit everything–including abortion and music–to biblical authority.
Source: How to Do a Bible Study on Abortion | LogosTalk
Scott Aniol is the founder and Executive Director of Religious Affections Ministries. He is Chair of the Worship Ministry Department at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, where he teaches courses in ministry, worship, hymnology, aesthetics, culture, and philosophy. He is the author of Worship in Song: A Biblical Approach to Music and Worship, Sound Worship: A Guide to Making Musical Choices in a Noisy World, and By the Waters of Babylon: Worship in a Post-Christian Culture, and speaks around the country in churches and conferences. He is an elder in his church in Fort Worth, TX where he resides with his wife and four children. Views posted here are his own and not necessarily those of his employer.