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    The Sixth Opportunity

    The Sixth Commandment states that we are not to murder  (Exodus 20:13). To murder is the intentional killing of a human being under the wrong motives and circumstances which includes taking your own life (i.e., suicide) or that of a baby while in the mother (i.e., abortion anytime after conception (1)). This does not include the killing of humans in self-defense, national defense (e.g., war), capital punishment (Genesis 9:6), or unintentional killing of a human (Numbers 35:11). Furthermore, it does not include the killing of animals for food or clothing, etc.  While many of us would say that they have never committed murder; nevertheless, the Bible states that if you…