"Live a life filled with love" (5 Guiding Principles (Humanity…
"Live a life filled with
A sacrament in Catholic and Orthodox variants which bestows God's grace on the couple.
Vocation - a way of serving God.
Involvement scripture and relation to the Trinity
Covenantal relationship, modelling the love Christ haas with the Church.
"A Husband must love your wives just as Christ loved the Church" -
Couple sacrifices themselves to each other as Christ sacrificed himself for humanity
Basis of Christian life
Genesis 2: 17-19 "
Its not good for man to be alone, I will make a helper suitable."
Permanent lifelong commitment
1 Cor 13: 4-8 "
Love is patient...love never ends... love endures all things."
Gen 1:28 "
Be fruitful and multiply.
As the couple support each other to follow God's commandments they model Jesus' sacrificial love for others by
living lives filled with love.
Principles of Life
Life is sacred
God is the ultimate creator
God is faithful to us
Jesus exemplified the value and dignity of every person who is made in the image and likeness of God."
Gen 1 26-27
The Ten Commandments concrete the natural law that provide guidelines to the moral requirements to love God and to love thy neighbour.
Moral living is always seen in positive terms as a life of ongoing conversation and growth towards God.
Illness, suffering and death are a natural part of life.
Jesus healed the sick
Catechism 2258 "
No one has the right to terminate a life.
"Don't hasten death... allow natural death." **"Euthanasia is morally unacceptable."
God want life to be protected
Respect and care for the most vulnerable including the unborn just as Jesus did.
Exodus 'Thou shall not kill"
Love thy neighbour as thy self - Jesus' Love commandment
Catechism 2270 - "
Human life must be respected and protected from the moment of conception.
5 Guiding Principles
Humanity and divinity of Jesus Christ
Death and Resurrection/ sacrifice of Jesus
Salvation/ gods plan
Nature of God and the Trinity/ Eternal life
Christian Perspective *Note: You MUST apply this to variants.