Christian Perspective - Birth & Death

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a.) Describe Christian teachings about the value of human life. (8)

Christians may use the teaching of the sancity of life. This teaches that there is something sacred about human life and above other species humans share a special bond with God. "God created man in his own image" - Genesis 1. This shows how we all were made in God's image.

God knew us all before he formed us. This is a special bond we have with God, before we were even born, God knew us. We were made specially in God's image. "Before I formed you in the womb, I knew you" - Jeremiah 1.

God created us therefore, we should value our life. He created us in his own image and our entirity. "For you created my inmost being" - Psalm 139. This shows


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