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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 abortion and Euthanasia are wrong. This is because they destroy God's gift. 'You shall not kill by abortion the fruit of the womb, and you shall not murder the infant already born.' ...read more.

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This would be seen as murder because you are killing what God has created, and only he has the right to take a life. Christians believe that God sanctified human life by becoming human, and that the way Jesus suffered without attempting to do anything to cut short his suffering shows that life is not to be ended expect when God decides. I believe that there are better ways of ending suffering then killing people rather then killing those who are suffering they could be placed into hospice. The factors influencing a Roman Catholic are biblical teachings, which in the Old testaments state ' Thou shall not kill'. This shows God should decide when life begins and ends and that all life is sacred even when that life is old, incurably Ill, mentally ill or suffering. ...read more.

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Some groups of people in society feel that abortion is morally right. The Women Abortion and Contraception Campaign Manifesto state that 'We must be able to have children when we want them, and children have the right to be wanted'. This shows that they support abortion this is reflected in the humanist view as humanist regard abortion, as better then bringing 'unwanted babies into the world. The nation abortion campaign believe that women have the right to chose whether or not to abort their child as they believe the foetus is not a human being in the true sense. They believe that life begins at birth. 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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