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Explain what you understand about the bible and church teaching about abortion.

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Oaye Explain what you understand about the bible and church teaching about abortion. The bible states that God created human beings, this makes human's special, and therefore the bible disagrees with abortion as it is getting rid of special people in a dirty way. The bible teaches that all human life is sacred and deserves equal rights and respect, therefore an unborn child deserves the right to live and should not be killed, One of the ten commandments states, Do not commit murder. ...read more.

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"Ah, Sovereign LORD," I said, "I do not know how to speak; I am only a child." But the LORD said to me, "Do not say, 'I am only a child.' You must go to everyone I send you to and say whatever I command you. Do not be afraid of them, for I am with you and will rescue you," declares the LORD. In the bible it states that children belong and are made to live in a special place in the eyes of God, and should ...read more.

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Luke 18:16. Different Churches have different views on abortion for different reasons. The Catholic Church is strongly against abortion and sees it as a sin in any situation, Human life is sacred - Pope Paul VI once said. Although in other denominations such as the Church of England believes that nonetheless the life of the fetus is not absolutely sacrosanct if it endangers the life of the mother. Although all of the different denominations generally teach you that in the case that someone is pregnant and considering abortion is that you should not tell someone what to do but to help and support them in their decision. ...read more.

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