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What Christians believe about life is up to them. They should not try to make others accept their position; "Do you agree?" Give reasons for your answer, showing that you have considered more than one point of view.

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Theo Yiangou AO3: What Christians believe about life is up to them. They should not try to make others accept their position; "Do you agree?" Give reasons for your answer, showing that you have considered more than one point of view. The Christian view of life is based on the Sanctity of Life. The Sanctity of life is the religious perspective. Sanctity means being sacred or holy. Therefore life is ordained by God and is very special to him. Each person is separate, and thus has rights, especially the right to live. We are all created as individuals and so we are all unique, and unlike any other individual in the universe. To stop this from happening is against what God wants i. e Abortion is going against God. There are both valid points for and against this statement. A reason in agreement with this statement is that we are all individuals. Therefore we should be able to make up our own minds and it is not the job of others to do so. ...read more.

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There are many reasons to disagree with this statement; Many people need guidance in their lives, especially at a young age. Christians should try to offer this to people in a way that would ultimately help them. If no one is there to tell you what you are doing is wrong or right, then how are you supposed to know what you are doing is wrong or right? The opinion i.e. you cannot actually have a view on abortion or euthanasia unless you have heard differing views. If you do not try to influence the views of others, then we will never get the perfect society in which we all wish to live in. There is nothing wrong with trying to influence what other people believe. At the end of the day, they do not have to listen to you. They do not have to listen to you but at least you know, as a Christian, that you have tried to help them. Even if they do not take any notice. Christians are called upon to go out and preach their message to the whole of creation. ...read more.

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There is the option of drug therapy through injections which 'rest' the nerves to feel less pain. Injections of other drugs reduce swelling and can be very effective. These are just two alternatives available. There is the fact that Christians should stand up for what they believe in. If they feel something is wrong then they should try their best to influence people to what that believe is correct. By not doing this, they would not be acting like true Christians. To conclude, I agree with this statement to some extent. I believe, ultamatley it is up to the individual in terms of what they believe is right or wrong. For example it is up to the woman if she wants to have an Abortion. However, I also believe that these decisions influence the whole of society, which many people will not be happy with. Consequently, a Christian may feel that they have to stand against what this person is doing, which could be by trying to influence them. Also, I believe that some people do need guidance in their lives, to see life in a different perspective. For example, a terminally ill person who wants to die, or someone who wants to commit suicide. ...read more.

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