October 14, 2013
EN 101 D
Purity Over Lust
The worst thing that happened to a friend in high school that could have been prevented was her pregnancy. As a Christian, purity should have been an important aspect in her life; unfortunately she had a different mindset. It all started with a boy she met at a party. This boy that she met did not have the same values that she had, such as her Christian faith. That should have immediately caught her attention and been a major red flag to her. Slowly and slowly the devil grasped ahold of their relationship leading them to engage in sexual immorality, which caused her teenage pregnancy.
There are many obvious reasons why teenage pregnancy is a problem in and of itself. First being, the couple most likely is not financially stable and would not be able to support the child without help from their parents. Children that are born of teenagers are prone of being born premature, which can cause the undersized child to experience loss of vision and internal bleeding of the brain, which could ultimately lead to the child’s death. Another issue the mother could face is not qualifying for WIC (Women, Infants, and Children). If one does not qualify, then they will not receive benefits and checks from the government that grant them certain things their child needs. This means that the parents or guardian of the teenager would have to supply even more for the baby. Another thing the teenagers that engaged in sexual immorality could face is the risk of catching an STD (Sexually Transmitted Disease). This can cause many problems for the mother and unborn child during the pregnancy. One major problem is that if the mother has one of these diseases, such as Syphilis or HIV, she could easily pass it along to her unborn child during her pregnancy. If the child were to catch either of these diseases, it could very easily cause harmful effects and potentially leads to the child’s death before or after his...
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