In a paper respond to the issue: Whether my method for using the Bible for determining if an action is morally right is a good approach to moral decision-making.

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There is no doubt that measuring one’s approach to moral action against the Bible is a fundamental premise of Christian moral decision-making. This stems from the teaching that “all Scripture is God-breathed and is useful for teaching, rebuking, correcting and training in righteousness” (2 Tim. 3:16). However, the Bible is a rather vast collection of books written by different authors during the time span of over 1000 years, and on varying occasions. Many biblical authors certainly penned their books with no regard to future generations in distant lands using their scriptures for the purposes of moral decision-making. Hence, there should be a consistent method used to apply the biblical wisdom, example and precepts to our present-day life and situations. Below I will delineate the method I consider consistent and easy to employ.
First of all, the Bible contains a good deal of moral precepts and commandments of direct action, so to speak. Some of them were meant to be exactly that - to guide people through their moral dilemmas. Some of the commandments of this type that are still relevant to us can be found in the earliest books of the Bible. The covenant God concluded with Noah is, perhaps, the first set of moral precepts...

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