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Morals Paper La’Constica University of Louisiana at Monroe Growing up in a southern baptist church is one of the major influences on my personal values. My great grandparents were the pastor and first lady. They were also two of the five founders of the church. No matter what I am doing or what life throws at me I revert back to my upbringing. I remember being so young learning the ten commandments and Psalms 23. I was taught at a very young age that Jesus is the son of God and he never sinned. It was etched into my head that I could be and should want to be like the son of God, without sin. I lived my life based on my Christian background until I was 17. I was a freshman at tech, I met a guy, and I sinned with him. I…show more content…
My mother told me that if you can not look at yourself in the mirror and still feel the same then it is wrong. I do believe that a lot of good things in my life have come from the wrong choices. Doing whats right and being right are some of the things that I consider right. Webster defines right as morrally good, justified, or acceptable. I was taught in my church that right stems from righteousness. . That being a righteous woman meant being a woman of God. Paul writes to the Romans that righteousness comes by faith: : “...a righteousness that is by faith from first to last,just as it is written: ‘the Righteous will live by faith,’” It talks about God being righteous and that salvation is the foundation for righteousness. I agree with this whole hardedly, but I do not believe this is the only type of right. I believe doing what is considered the fair and just thing no matter what the consequenses are also means you are doing what is considered right. Good and bad is a little more complicated for me. I think right and wrong are clear cut, but with good and bad it is more of the perception of the person commiting the act. What I am taught is good may be considered bad in another part of the world. It can also work in the reverse. I was taught that being a teen parent was bad, but my great grandmother who is 66 years older than I was married at 13 and had a child at 15.
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