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'God gave life and only God can take it away'

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'God gave life and only God can take it away' I agree that only God who created all life has the right to take it away. Firstly, I believe that all Christians and not just some believe that all human life is sacred. The belief in the sanity of life is a very important element of the Christian faith. Some Christians may believe that because God gave life, he alone has the right to take it away. This comes from Genesis 2:7, 'Then the Lord God formed man from the dust of the ground, and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life; and the man became a living being.' I therefore believe that issues such as abortion and Euthanasia are wrong. ...read more.

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When I was growing there in secret, you knew that I was there you saw me before I was born.' This Psalm is one of the clearest arguments for Christians showing that abortion is morally wrong. This would be seen as murder because you are killing what God has created, and only he has the right to take a life. On the other hand some people say life is not a gift from God and therefore they believe that abortion and euthanasia are right in some cases. Humanists believe that voluntary euthanasia in some cases is right if the suffers life is hopeless. By this they mean that they have loss the power to do things that have given them meaning to their life. ...read more.

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The nation abortion campaign believes that women have the right to choose whether or not to abort their child. This statement may affect many issues at the beginning and ends of life such as Capital Punishment, IVF and Genetic engineering. Christians oppose Capital punishment. Christians were instructed not to execute a criminal. Biblical arguments which opposes Capital Punishment are shown for example when Jesus forgave the women 'caught in adultery, the very act' to those arguing that she should be put to death Jesus said 'he who is without sin among you, let him throw a stone at her first.'(John 8:7). I think that God does give life and only he can only take it away, because human life is sacred and God sent Jesus to earth to live as a human, and therefore it should be Gods decision when your life ends. ...read more.

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