In a classic case of Romans 1 suppression of truth, the irony of ironies has taken place.
In a case of darkness, death, and abortion, God has ordained that life will defeat death.
Ariel Knights is a pro-choice 22-year-old woman who sought to abort her second pregnancy due to a medical condition where the uterus is separated into two compartments. This condition makes the pregnancy high risk due to increased likelihood of preterm labor and other possible complications.
She underwent the brutal procedure in an abortion mill in Akron, Ohio only to find out in a later emergency room visit that she continued to have a baby in her uterus.
And the baby was alive! And unharmed!
This is an absolute physical miracle. One has to wonder, even with a divided uterus, how can a tiny, fragile life survive the slaughter of the suction cannula and the forceps of the abortionist?
Blinded by the belief that this baby was a threat to her, Knights sought abortion again, but no clinic would take her complicated case, so she opted to carry the pregnancy and eventually deliver a baby who is doing well. She calls the little girl her “miracle baby.”
Given the amazing miracle this mom experienced, she continues to be pro-choice and open to the idea abortion.
The Bible tells us that God speaks “many times in many ways” (Heb 1:1) but people “in their unrighteousness suppress the truth.” (Rom 1:18)
This young woman was asked about the irony of the failed abortion, and she revealed that she is turning a blind eye to it:
“That’s a sore subject to think about. I mean, it’s just hard, thinking she’s here and thinking, if they would have done their job. … It’s just something I don’t like to think about.”
Ariel Knights is suppressing the truth by refusing to be convicted by the miracle that has taken place in her life.
She knows that abortion is murder, but she is not willing to think about it. This would identify her sinful state which she is currently suppressing, as apostle Paul explains in Romans 1.
Judgement and conviction in our hearts with respect to sin is the work of the Holy Spirit.
I pray that God will use this amazing, awesome miracle to make Ariel realize her need for a Savior.