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Is It Possible To Be A Disciple In The Modern World

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Introduction

Is It Possible To Be A Disciple In The Modern World Due to the advancements of modern science it is very hard to be a disciple in the modern world. With abortions becoming more readily available, many women are choosing an abortion rather than give up a promising career. This means disobeying our moral ideals and our faith. Also it is impossible to prove the existence of god, this means any cynical people are unlikely to believe in him. ...read more.

Middle

The first Christians had Jesus to follow, we as modern Christians have no one, and this causes people to lose faith. In the world we live in, material possessions mean too much to people, so computer games, clothes and money control peoples actions rather than our love of god. People will even watch television instead of saying their prayers. Going to church every Sunday and saying our prayers are no longer considered cool things to do, so with today's youth trying to impress their friends, they will put popularity in front of their holy obligation to god, which they agreed to when they made their first holy communion. ...read more.

Conclusion

However people do not have to go to mass to be good disciples, they can demonstrate their faith by giving to charities, staying strong to their beliefs and not being pressured by others. We can also give up our lives to god and join the priesthood; this is not as extreme as the sacrifice made by the first disciples, but it means we are doing our bit to carry on the religion. If we speak out against injustice we are carrying on God's plans for us. In conclusion I think it is impossible to be a modern world disciple because the church have made rules that are too difficult to live by today. ...read more.

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