Stereotypes Of Plagiarism In Christianity

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Plagiarism is the practice of taking someone else’s work or ideas and passing them off as one’s own. The Bible states that “You must not steal. You must not testify falsely”. (Matthew 19:18). “Falsification is a form of dishonesty in which a student misrepresents the truth, invents facts or distorts the origin or content of information used as authority.” (LU Online Honor, 2011, pg. 2). Plagiarism is a sin. Not only is it stealing, but it is also deceiving others as well, and Christians should have no part of it. In Christianity plagiarism can happen when writing, but it can also happen when preaching as well. Everyone wants to give that great sermon so bad that people are using bits and pieces and sometimes even using someone’s whole sermon…show more content…
2). Plagiarism contains three places quotations, paraphrases, and summaries.
Plagiarism is the intentional failure to give sufficient attribution to the words, ideas, or data of other students has incorporated into his or her work the purpose of misleading the reader (LU Online Honor Code, 2011, pg.
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But I think any words encouraged by the holy spirit belong to the creator, giving the glory of God. Although it’s from the holy spirit, it’s not your words that you came up with you’re stealing someone’s else’s work that they came up with by the holy spirit. The point of citing is so that people can go back to the source and learn more. Give credit to the one who spoke so that individuals who are listening knows who the Lord is speaking through so you don’t lead people into believing you 're something you 're not. Give credit to the one God chose to deliver the message don’t let people think you’re that person give credit where credit is done. It’s true that no one should steal or copy other people 's work or statements. If someone is copying another person 's work or statement, they should use the individual’s name that stated the work or
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