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Effects of Christianity on Behaviour, Attitude and Lifestyle.

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A.Q.A G.C.S.E Religious Studies Effects of Christianity on Behaviour, Attitude and Lifestyle Justice and Reconciliation SKILL AO1 [Beliefs] This is what Christians believe about Justice, it's best summed up in the Catechism of the Catholic Church "Justice is the moral virtue that consists in the constant and firm will to give their due to God and neighbor." Virtue is the keyword it means adopting a particular attitude or lifestyle at the heart of how you behave, it is what u owe God and your neighbor which includes all your friends, family, strangers and last of all your enemies. The Christian framework would be in the 10 commandments. Our behavior towards God is based on the first 3 commandments * "I am the Lord your God you shall not have strange Gods before me." ...read more.

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it involves the creature action of God and we are made in the image and likeness of God. * You shall not commit adultery, which also included Fornication-sex between an unmarried man and woman. * You shall not steal; goods of creation are destined for the entire human race need charity. * You shall not bear false witness against your neighbor, lying boasting, spreading false rumors, perjury all comes under it. The safety of others, respects for privacy and avoiding scandal are sufficient reasons for being silent or for making use of a discreet language. * You shall not covet your neighbors wife, people who look at women lustfully they have already committed adultery in their heart. * You shall not covet your neighbor's goods, Forbids greed and desire for whatever does not belong to us. ...read more.

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These stages are the same stages in the Prodigal Son where the younger son wanted his father's share of the property, in the end he was left with nothing because he wasted his money on reckless living but he realized he was wrong and try to make amends and change his attitude. People think forgiveness is easy but in fact it is very difficult but also vital. Gordon Wilson is an example; on live TV he managed to forgive his daughters murderers that very day she died, these are people who set us an example and we should learn from them. Forgiveness is not once and for all e.g. the forgiving father, it is unconditional forgiveness, forgiveness is swift, generous and not grudging, ultimately forgiveness is important, Jesus' death atoned our sins, Jesus' sacrificed his own life to forgive our sins for the rest of our life's. By Tracey Hui Anthony Yr11 ...read more.

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