Christians and the Enviroment

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Actions that Christians Should Take to Preserve and Restore the Environment Claim The topic of discussion weighs heavily on anthropologist, activist, politicians and those whose movement is geared to the preservation of the environment. As a result of the decomposing environment, the question of whose responsibility has moved from environmentalist those driven by scientific finding to Christians those whose love for Christ must now include the earth and inhabitants. God has supplied all our needs on completion of creating the earth, now the environment is at risk due to advance technology, pollution and climate control. As a believer of Christ there has to be a way that we can protect and restore what is being done to the Holy land. Forest are being destroyed to build up communities to meet the needs of our growing population. In which the land is suffering from the loss of trees that produce oxygen and keep the animals safe. According to Tikell, if something happens rapidly it is hardly recognized, but if it happens at a slower rate that is when it is noticed. (Tickell, 1990) The growth of a tree does not happen overnight, there is a process from seed time to the full development of a sprouting tree. In the same manner, the decomposition of the earth through decades of unfiltered toxins, fuels, limited regulations on air quality has sparked the ecological discussion “go green” has moved from the small group discussion to the forefront discussion in churches and news centers. God created the earth for man to inhabit it and to take care of all living things according to Isaiah 45:18. Unfortunately, due to wrongful actions of humans wanting technology y to be better and faster, there is a crisis. According to the article Keepers of the…...

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