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The Christian belief is that life is sacred and therefore they have a responsibility to others throughout their life.

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Francesca Tredway AO1 The Christian belief is that life is sacred and therefore they have a responsibility to others throughout their life. "Respect your father and your mother, so that you may live a long time in the land I have given you. "Do not commit murder." (Exodus 20.13) Because Christians believe in the sacredness of life they believe that all people should be treated with respect and that they should offer help to anyone in need. "Christ is like a single body, which has many parts; it is still one body even though it is made up of different parts. In the same way all of us, whether Jews or gentiles, whether slaves or free, have been baptised into one body by the same spirit, and we have all been given the one spirit to drink." ...read more.

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"Neither this man nor his parents sinned."...Having said this, he spat on the ground, made some mud with the saliva, and put it on the mans eyes. "Go" he told him "wash in the pool of Siloam." So the man went and washed and came home seeing" (John 9) Christian belief teaches non-discrimination to others, they believe in equality to all regardless of peoples colour, race, gender, disability etc. the bible shows examples of Jesus teaching us this in the healing of a man with leprosy (Mark1.40-43), also in the good Samaritan as written in Luke 10.25-37 Jesus teaches us to treat our neighbours as we would want to be treated ourselves. The Christian responsibility is for all life from the womb to the deathbed, they have a moral obligation to help if they can. ...read more.

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They say that to claim this verse applies to all of us is the same as saying that god has placed us all "over the nations and over the kingdoms", they also say that to claim that this verse is for anyone other than Jeremiah is to claim that we are all god's divine prophets, as we are not we shouldn't apply this verse to our own lives. The bible makes it clear that we should not choose when we are to die "for everything there is a season, and a time for every matter under heaven: a time to be born, and a time to die; a time to plant, and a time to pluck up what is planted. (Ecclesiastes 3:1-4) ...read more.

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