T‌‍‍‍‌‍‍‌‌‍‍‍‌‍‍‍‍‌‍‍his is an important topic that you will be analyzing this w
T‌‍‍‍‌‍‍‌‌‍‍‍‌‍‍‍‍‌‍‍his is an important topic that you will be analyzing this week. Prof. Bern’s article does an excellent job explaining that there are various realms of jurisdiction designed by God and explained to us through Scripture. There are some areas that are under only God’s jurisdiction (e.g., covetousness, hate, blasphemy, lust, etc.). There are some areas that God has granted jurisdiction to (1) the individual, (2) the family, and (3) the church. Applying the principles from Scripture and Prof. Bern’s article, analyze whether healthcare is Scripturally delegated to government. Here are some considerations for you to think on. Does Scripture support forced taxation for charity. Does this “charity” meet the Scriptural mandate for loving others and glorifying God, or does it unjustly place the burden for unlimited “healthcare” services for some on those who pay taxes. How do Scriptural principles of personal responsibility factor into one’s responsibility for their own health, choices, lifestyle, etc.? Consider the following passages of Scripture, a‌‍‍‍‌‍‍‌‌‍‍‍‌‍‍‍‍‌‍‍long with your own research, in your thread. 2 Corinthians 9:7 Matthew 26:11 I Corinthians 16:14 Consider the moral implications of government mandates in healthcare, such as those that use tax payer funds to finance abortions or other morally objectionable “healthcare” choices. The Hobby Lobby case is an excellent example and you can access that here: There are a wide range of considerations applicable to this discussion. Focus on 2-3 considerations and analyze them carefully, rather than a scattered approach. Aim for depth over breadth and concise over verbose. If you can state each premise in a sentence or two and the support each premise with a few supporting sentences, you’ll be in the right range. must incorporate at least 2 scholarly citations in Bluebook citation format. Any sources cited must have been published within the last five years. Acceptable sources include the textbook, the Bible, scholarly articles, etc Course textbook: Health Law cases, materials,and problems‌‍‍‍‌‍‍‌‌‍‍‍‌‍‍‍‍‌‍‍ , abridged 8th edition

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