Biblical World Veiw Essay

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God created the heavens and the earth (Genesis 1:1). He created the universe, and all that is in it, visible and non-visible, and He holds it all together (Colossians 1:16, 17). God takes pleasure in His creation and wants it to be fruitful. Psalm 104:31 says, “May the Lord rejoice in His works.” This is a fact that the Lord does and will continue to rejoice in His creation. Mankind was created in God’s image, with God’s breath. He created man with a purpose, “for good works, which God prepared ahead of time, so that we should walk in them” (Ephesians 2:10). God has been involved with His creation since the beginning, even before. God has always been involved with His creation. He is personal and wants relationships with His creation. He spoke with Old Testament heroes such as Adam, Abraham, and Moses and He had relationships with them, helped them, and walked with them (Genesis 1:28, 3:8, 12:1, 26:5; Exodus 11, 19, 20, 33:11). Amos 4:13 says that God reveals His thoughts to man. God has a purpose for all mankind, for good works and because he started good works in His creation, He will carry it on to completion (Philippians 1:6). Mankind is predestined according to God’s purpose and will (Ephesians 1:11) and mankind’s path through life is established by Him (Psalm 37:23; Jeremiah 10:23). At the end of Jesus’ days, He told His disciples that He was going away and that another Counselor is coming, the Holy Spirit (John 14:26).[1]The Holy Spirit dwells in the believer and remains with the believer (John 14:17). Upon salvation, the Holy Spirit comes into the believer and “baptizes them with the Spirit”, and dwells within them and guides them on their walk with the Lord.[2] I have received the call to ministry from the Lord. That is my vocation and path I am on that the Lord has set for me. “God personally gave some to be pastors and teachers”,

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