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Biblical Worldview Essay

1009 words - 5 pages

Brandi Carter
APOL104-D14
April 8, 2015
Worldview Assignment
Part I: What is a Biblical Worldview?
A worldview simply means how you look at the world and how you interact with the people and things within that world. To have a Biblical Worldview or Christian Worldview means that you as a Christian has your own framework of beliefs, you carry these around with you and those beliefs are what determine how you view the world and interact with the things in it.
Part II: Articulation of a Biblical Worldview:
Origin:
“In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth” (Genesis 1:1). Christians believe that there is one God and He created the heavens, the earth, and the people on ...view middle of the document...

Meaning:
What is my purpose? This is probably one of the most frequently asked questions of anyone wondering why they exist. As mentioned above, God created man and woman to multiply and replenish the earth, but that is not our sole purpose. “The purpose of mankind, according to John 17:3, is ‘that they may know you, the only true God, and Jesus Christ whom you have sent.’ This is salvation in Christianity” (Weider, L. & Gutierrez, B. 70). God created man to worship Him, witness to the people, and have a personal relationship with Him through His son. Everything we do in life is supposed to be for Him and in His name. 1Corinthians 10:31 says that whether you are eating, drinking, or whatever, do it all to the glory of God!
Morality:
Christians refer to the Bible to determine what is right and wrong. Although we sometimes stray and don’t always live holy lives we believe that man was born a sinner and must rely on God to save us. Wise people will understand that the Lords ways are right, Righteous people will live by them and the rebellious transgressors will stumble over them (Hosea 14:9).
Ephesians 2 verses 8-10 state that the salvation of man is only achieved through faith in the Lord Jesus.
Destiny:
I am sure that everyone has asked the question of what happens to us when we die. Christians who have accepted the Lord as their personal savior believe that they will spend eternity in Heaven. Those who have not will be damned to Hell to be punished. Sin will result in death and the gift of God is eternal life (Romans 6:23). In Matthew 12 verses 36 and 37 the Lord says that we all will give an account of our life on judgement day and our words will determine whether we will be...

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