Today in Philadelphia, the jury, after 10 days of deliberation, delivered several guilt verdicts in the trial of the abortionist Dr. Kermit Gosnell. He will face the death penalty in some of these convictions.
Most people do not know who this man is, since he is the real face of abortion in this country. The mainstream media and too many politicians are totally enslaved to the sins of this age, and since abortion is an important pillar of these sins, they strive to protect it as often as they can, even by censoring news about obscene acts of evil. This is why there is very little information available on mainstream sources about Kermit Gosnell. His trial reads like the script of a horror movie.
Am I happy today? NO.
I do not want to see Kermit Gosnell be punished in eternity, or even in this world. I want him to see the gravity of his sin, repent and gain peace in his soul.
The man decapitated babies and joked about it; he kept trophies. He showed a callous disregard for human life, whether it was the late term babies he illegally aborted, or the mostly poor minority women he worked on (one cannot say "served", since his abortuary was infested with cat feces and urine, and sometimes rotting fetal remains, with dirty instruments and tables). His medicine was shoddy and illegal; if he were a veterinarian he would have been disciplined and possibly jailed long ago, but because he worked in the industry deemed sacred by our sexualized culture of death, he worked with impunity (the state of Pennsylvania, enslaved to this culture in its politics, did not investigate claims against the Dr for many years, or ignored them, and in general left abortion facilities alone to do what they did in secrecy), and would have continued if he had not been suspected of running illegal drugs out of his facility.
Many reading this will not believe it; they will disregard it as the ranting of some right winger. That is funny, since I am not right wing, or even a Republican. I describe my politics as "It is always about morality". I am a Christian pastor, and must try to warn my people and anybody else that God causes to cross my path that the culture of the religion of "sexualism" (as a friend, Subdeacon Peter has written about), and the culture of death, and self-indulgence and meaningless that pervades our society will kill the soul.
Kermit Gosnell is a ghoul, but a ghoul with a human soul that needs healing. I am not happy that he is going to be punished in this world, although I consider this a necessary evil. I pray that he will be free in the next. He has a long way to go, since he has been immersed in evil for over 40 years. I am very sad that many that call themselves Christian will rejoice about this day. This is a day of sorrow, not joy.
We should pray for Kermit Gosnell, and any politician that supports, subsidizes and advertises for the culture of death and religion of "sexualism" which our society is addicted to, starting with our president,. Barack Obama. We should include those who profit from this culture, such as the president of Planned Parenthood, Cecile Richards. All we need say is "Lord Jesus Christ have mercy" for each person. We should not desire that they be punished in this life or in the next. Perhaps, if we pray, God will spare us some of the inevitable results of this culture, which is and will continue to be massive human suffering (particularly of women and children, they are always the ones to suffer the most).
God help us.
Priest Seraphim Holland 2013 St Nicholas Russian Orthodox Church, McKinney, Texas
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 " It is a battle of the religions. On one side there is Christianity, and on the other is Sexualism. In the Sexualism religion, sex is a worshiped and lauded thing. It is not uncommon to sacrifice ones own child on the altar of the Sexualism god. People who explore their Sexualism beliefs, like Jason Collins (a professional basketball player, who is the first to have "come out" and stated he is a homosexual [priest seraphim]), are applauded as heroes for their bravery. There are several sects of Sexualism believers, the most popular now are the Homosexual sect. Homage is paid to the Sexualism religion in popular music, television shows, magazines, web sites, and movies. There are books on how to better embrace the Sexualism religion more fully. It is a very competitive religion too: if you speak about any other religion, or judge the Sexualism religion by the rules of another faith, you'd better beware! The Sexualism leaders will work tirelessly to disavow you and keep you silent." - comment in a Facebook conversation, May 9, 2013