The Bible as a basis for making moral decisions

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  • The Bible as a basis for making moral decisions
    • God's guidance = absolute authority on decision making
      • Ten commandments = clear guidence
    • Teachings on how to behave
    • Jesus' teachings
    • Record of Jesus's life = shows how he behaved in a sistuation
      • It contains letters from the leading disciples of Jesus to the early church giving instructions on how to behave now they followed God
    • Some belive it was written by humans inspired by God
    • It was written for a particular society so it needs to be revised in the light of modern attitudes and knowledge
      • Other Christians may use their conscience
    • Some Christians would use the Church to tell them what the Bible means for today.
      • Some people put the Church's authority over that of the Bible


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