The Meaning of Abortion Essay
An abortion is the premature expulsion of a foetus from the uterus resulting the ending, or termination of a pregnancy before the baby is capable of surviving outside the mother's womb. It may happen naturally in which case it is called a miscarriage. However, if it is induced by an unnatural interference, it is called an abortion, or a termination.
A miscarriage is often the result of stress on an expectant mother because she usually wants to have her baby and a miscarriage is not of her choosing; an abortion is normally carried out with the agreement of the woman.
A. 2) Explain what Christian Teaching might be used in a discussion about abortion.
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Teachings on the sanctity of life are linked with the gifts of the Spirit received by the disciple on the Day of Pentecost.
John 1:12 teaches that God wants us to accept Christ as our Lord and Savour and through Him we are given 'the right to become [His] children.' Our live then gain the added value of belonging to God in every way. Galatians 5:22 promises us that when are used by God as a temple of His Spirit, and a become living sacrifice onto Him, we should show the 'fruits of The Spirit' which are 'joy, peace, longsuffering, gentleness, goodness, faith, meekness [and] temperance'
I Corinthians 12:1-11 tells us that The Spirit of God gives each of us 'different abilities' showing that each person has a part to play in the Kingdom of God; this is a gift that no man should take away.
Through all this Christians are given the answer to the question 'is life sacred?' by the teaching telling us that it is, as God have touched us from before birth.Every human being, from the time of his conception, is a creature and child of God, made in His image and likeness; this makes