Biblical Worldview Essay

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Introduction/Thesis Paul’s letter to the Romans is full of unadulterated truths from the Gospel message. This message was not only relevant for the early church, it serves as a guide for the present day Christian. It is a personal letter that provides answers to some of the most asked questions concerning the natural world, human identity, human relationships, and our culture. In Paul’s letter to the Romans, he leads them and the present day Christian to salvation. A salvation that is only obtainable with a life that is completely submitted to Jesus Christ. The Natural World Paul writes in the book of Romans concerning truths of the natural world (that is creation) and how we are to respond to these truths. First he lets us know that God has revealed Himself through creation (Romans 1:20). God revealed His existence and power, His attention to detail and He established order in the natural world. However, instead of submitting to the sovereignty of the Creator, man chose to respond against the very nature of God. This response and disobedience has led to immorality and a separation from God. Man has chosen to believe his existence is a result of anything and everything but the Creator. The only solution to this depravity is submitting to the truths about God. When mankind submits to the One and only God, a biblical worldview will replace man’s corrupt awareness of God. My worldview aligns with the very first sentence of the Bible, “In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth” (Genesis 1:1). The Word of God says I have no excuse for not knowing God (Romans 1:20), since He has revealed Himself in the natural world and it is proven through scripture and creation. Human Identity Once salvation is accepted, Paul tells us, that we are fellow heirs with Christ, because of Christ’s connection with the Father (Romans 8:17). No longer will man seek to

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