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Explain what different Christians believe about their responsibility for other people.

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Ashley Stanley 11h Explain what different Christians believe about their responsibility for other people There are many forms of religious teachings to be found in the bible, form both the Old and New Testaments to encourage and teach Christians to lead better lives while keeping up with the ever changing modern world that we live in. The teachings are there to help us to take responsibility for our actions and to guide their Christian beliefs. I believe that as a Christian we should give time and money to other people but the act should be voluntary. The title suggests that as a Christian you must give time and money to other people with no choice. People should have the right to choose what they do about other people, if they choose to give to charity etc, fine but if not then they should not be thought of any less as it is their own right to choose. ...read more.

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The Golden Rule in Matthew 22: 39-40 states that "Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself which is saying that we should treat everyone as we would like to be treated. Everyone is our neighbour as we all have to live on the same earth so if we treat people with the respect and dignity they deserve then they will treat us with the same respect and dignity, which we gave them. Christians love everyone but might not like everyone. They try to treat all people the same as they help the poor to let them have the same advantages that other people have but not only help the poor and also help anyone how seeks help. People who are looked at as being outcasts such as the disabled elderly and sick are also part of this world and they may think of us as being the outcasts and not them. ...read more.

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We are unable to realise that when we enter our homes (shelter), not many people in the world have that luxury. When we enter our kitchens we have a choice of a variety of foods when other people in the world have none at all. It is a fact that the world's resources and wealth is unequally distributed. The rich north has 85% of the world's wealth, yet the poor South has three quarters of the world's population. These developing countries in the South need more money to improve the lives of their people, because this inequality is resulting in major problems, for example; One fifth of developing countries' people suffer from hunger. This is not because they do not have enough food to grow, as there is enough food to feed the whole world, but that they are exporting most of their food, at cheap prices in order for them to support their families and pay off their debts. ...read more.

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