Ethical Dilemmas

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Ethical Dilemmas
Kevin Brock
April 26, 2015
CWV 101: Christian Worldview
Instructor: Peter Rasor

People from all walks of life face many ethical dilemmas. These dilemmas have consequences. Our worldview determines how we deal with these dilemmas, and guides us to the right decisions. In this essay, I will examine an ethical issues through my Christian worldview. I will also present other viewpoints, and compare them to mine.
Ethical Dilemma This dilemma involves my friend Paul. Paul has been working very hard in practice, and the weight room and has earned a starting position on his team. The team has recently been winning more, and many of the players are using a new performance enhancing drug. Paul’s teammates are always
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As Paul says in Romans 13: “Let every person be subject to the governing authorities. For there is no authority except from God, and those that exist have been instituted by God. Therefore whoever resists the authorities resists what God has appointed, and those who resist will incur judgment. For rulers are not a terror to good conduct, but to bad. Would you have no fear of the one who is in authority? Then do what is good, and you will receive his approval, for he is God’s servant for your good. But if you do wrong, be afraid, for he does not bear the sword in vain. For he is the servant of God, an avenger who carries out God’s wrath on the wrongdoer. Therefore one must be in subjection, not only to avoid God’s wrath but also for the sake of conscience.” The government and its laws are ordained by God. If you disobey government, you disobey God. God created each and everyone us in His image. You can exercise all you want to improve on what God has given you, and to make it stronger. Taking these drugs makes it seem like you are saying you disapprove of God’s creation. Paul, again, in Romans 9 says “But who are you, O man, to answer back to God? Will what is molded say to its molder, “Why have you made me like this?” Has the potter no right over the clay, to make out of the same lump one vessel for honorable use and another for dishonorable use?” Finally, its cheating. Athletes that use performance enhancing drugs have an unfair advantage. These drugs are wrong,

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