What Attitudes Might Christians Hold About Capital Punishment?

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What attitudes might Christians hold about Capital Punishment?

A Christian believes that their life is totally dedicated to God, and there is only one God. We should love everybody including people who we have extreme dislike for. A Christian also believes that he/she should worship God at church or at home.

A Christian believes that we should forgive other people as God forgives us. A Christian also believes that we should live our life as a disciple, loving one another, reading the Bible and following it.

Capital Punishment is when you execute a person for a crime they have committed. The methods for Capital Punishment are lethal injection, electric chair, hanging, stoning, and firing squad. The reasons for someone to receive Capital Punishment is most obviously murder, if someone has murdered, they maybe receive Capital Punishment in some countries. There are many other reasons for someone to receive Capital Punishment like terrorism, rape or drug-traffiking. The countries in which Capital Punishment is legal are Iraq, Russia, Islamic Countries, Pakistan and some states in the United States of America.

A Christian believes in God. They believe that Jesus Christ forgave people that have sinned so that's what they should do. Christians worship God by going to the church, praying at home/church, and reading the Bible; in all these you are communicating with God. Christians believe that God has the only right to judge people and give/take life. They follow the Bible and forgive people just like Jesus Christ and God. Christians may have different attitudes towards moral issues, e.g. Capital Punishment.

Human life is sacred because we are all created in the image and likeness of God, we will be like/resemble God. God is the source of life, only he can give and take away life, no one else has the right. " Then the Lord God took some soil from the ground and formed a man out of it; he breathed life-giving breath into his nostrils and the man began to live. " This shows that God gave someone a life and only God can take that life away. Christians would argue that Capital Punishment is wrong because we have not the right to end a person's life.
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Cain and Abel were brothers, Abel was a shepherd and Cain was a farmer. After some time, Cain brought some harvest and offered it to God. Abel bought a sheep, killed it and gave the best parts of it as an offering to God. The Lord was pleased with Abel but rejected Cain. Cain became angry, and in a rage of jealousy, he killed his brother. God punished Cain by banishing him. This proves that God didn't kill someone for a crime they have committed, he just banished Cain. " You are placed under a curse and can ...

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