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Describe the Teachings of Christianity About The Way in Which Christians Should Treat People who are Less Fortunate than Themselves.

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C.Psarros Describe the Teachings of Christianity About The Way in Which Christians Should Treat People who are Less Fortunate than Themselves. Christianity teaches us to help those who are less fortunate than ourselves. Christians believe that everyone is equal and that we should help each other and share the wealth as it belongs to God. They also believe that it is wrong to have more than enough of the luxuries as others do not have the basics. One of the most important teachings of Christianity is that God loves everyone and that as individuals we should love God, as well as all other people. This means we should treat everyone fairly and equally. It also means that we should be charitable to people who are less fortunate than we are, and we should be forgiving when people make mistakes. Christianity teaches us that wealth is not what you need to enter heaven. ...read more.

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It's the fundamental teaching in Christianity. In the parable of the Good Samaritan, Jesus preaches to us that anyone can help those less fortunate. The parable also illustrates that compassion should be for all people, and that even an enemy can be cared for and loved because that is what is ethically correct and what Jesus believed in. The Samaritan helped the Jew. The priest didn't even help him, he just walked on by. It shows that no matter the race, colour, sex and opinions, we are all the same and need the love and care of one another to survive and live happily. It teaches us to be generous people who are ready to provide aid to people in distress without hesitation or thought. The parable of the Sheep and the Goats is one of Jesus' interest in love from the heart, not a false love. ...read more.

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Christians should respond to God by caring for each other, and especially for those in need. It is clear that we should care for the poor and treat them with integrity. Christian's should be aware of poverty in the world and try to contribute to helping, not necessarily by giving money but by giving old clothes for others in stead of throwing them away, and just doing small things to people who really need it. God does not see good wealth as a sin, but he rewarded those who had great wealth and did good with it, instead of spoiling themselves, like in the parable of Dives and Lazarus. Christians believe that caring for the poor is a very important part of their faith. They believe that we should treat people with dignity and respect. All the parables and quotes above are illustrating that if we share our time and resources with the less fortunate and we do not engage in negative speech or backstabbing then we can try to create a positive and peaceful attitude in our environment. ...read more.

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