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"It's my life and I can do what I want"

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RE coursework-A03 "It's my life and I can do what I want" There are two sides to this statement. On one hand a Christian could say it is his or her life and they should be able to make their own choices. Humans have free will and they are responsible for the choices they make whether they are good or bad. Since they are Christian they have the grace of the Holy Spirit given by god to make good moral choices, this means that god will help you decide what to do. ...read more.


We might be pressured into sexual relationships before marriage, contraception or abortions. On the other hand Christians do not have the right to always do what they want in life. Christians become part of the body of Christ at their baptism; if they were going to have an abortion their choice would affect people such as their families and friends. Christians have a duty to respect their bodies because they are they are the temple of the Holy Spirit, "food for the stomach, and stomach for the food"(Matthew 5) ...read more.


Christians have a duty to set a good example; "you are the light of the world. A city on a hill cannot be hidden. Neither do people light a lamp and put it under a bowl."(Matthew 5) This means do not hide your talents and show a good example to others. I think that you have the right to do what you want in life but you should use Jesus as an example to aspire towards what he became. God will help us make good moral decisions like how he helped Jesus in the desert when he was tempted by the devil. ...read more.

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