Tag: Human Life

  • sanctity of life

    The Sanctity of Life

    We affirm the sanctity of life because 1) It has worth, dignity, and value—it is holy, 2) it is worth living, 3) it is worth protecting. In this lesson, I hope to counter the message of our contemporary culture that life is cheap, meaningless, and worthless for those who have no utility and affirm the sanctity of life.

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    Is Capital Punishment the Same Thing as Taking Up the Sword?

    Man's unique position in relationship to God affords him special status regarding his life; neither beast nor other men may so take man's life except they forfeit their own for their crime.  This is not to say that the one who deserves such punishment cannot be punished by other men.  Certainly, if God commanded men to kill the one who murders, then men may so carry out God's command without offense to God.

  • The Value of Life

    http://newbostoncoc.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/the-value-of-life.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSSDate written: July 14th, 2008 SUBJECT: Apologetics TITLE: The Value of Life PROPOSITION: Life is valuable because 1) It was created by God. […]