Making a Difference Lesson 44 Discovery of Hope Milestone 38 Man’s Rights
There is an inner part of man that God created, which cannot live under the rule of slavery and servitude.
Because our society has been blessed by God beyond ourFounding Fathers’ wildest imaginations, people havemistaken these blessingsfor rights.
Because God created man in His image, man has the right to carry out the purpose for having been created, without the hindrances, constraints and oppressions of other men.
God-given responsibilities never conflict, and therefore, God-given freedoms do not either.
A person’s right to live meansthat every person has thesame right to live.
When society has to payfor the consequences ofaddiction behavior, all peopleare affected in negative ways.
We have the responsibility as Christians to yield our rights toGod and allow Him to control the circumstances as well as the results.
When we yield our rights to God, Hefrees us from the burden of choice, leaving our conscience clear to serve Him and others with a pure heart.