Exodus 20:13 Thou shalt not kill.
This is a commandment against the taking of human life. We find today where many have little regard for human life. Millions of babies are killed before they even have time to enter the world. Many believe that the sick and feeble should be helped to kill themselves to end their suffering. Life is precious. It is a gift from God, to be given back to Him and lived for His glory. We have no right to take it from someone else.
In many parts of the world we find people who have little regard for their own life much less anyone else. The terrorists that blow themselves up and kill hundreds of innocent people are not doing God's will, they are breaking His commandment.
When we study the entire law we find that there are times when taking someones life is justifiable but we are to tread very lightly in these areas. Cherish life. Respect your own and honor the life of others.
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