Christian Worldview Christopher G. Irwin Liberty University Christian Worldview A worldview mainly comprises of a person’s collection of many presuppositions, values and convictions from which one totally tries to clearly understand and in addition make sense out of this world and life. It is not only an explanation and world’s interpretation but also the continuous application of it to life. The Christian worldview clearly sees and understands God as the Creator and His celebrated creation (man and the world) majorly by use of God's special revelation, mainly the Holy Scriptures, and through His natural revelation as seen in creation. This is clearly interpreted by all human reason and also reconciled by and evidently with Scripture, mainly to elicit beliefs and behaviors in accordance with God's will. This will eventually bring glory to God from one's mind and life, in the present and in eternity.
Old Testament Central to what is referred to in theological circles as “Missio Dei” or Mission of God is the idea that “God is one who initiates and sustains mission.” And from the beginning pages of the Bible, it is easy to see that God had a specific purpose in mind. Through the stories, we can see how God’s mission focuses on the redemption of mankind from the effects of sin. “He has been on mission throughout history to accomplish His purpose throughout the earth. Each time we see God in the Bible, He is acting in accordance with His purpose: to reveal Himself in order that His name would be glorified, that His Kingdom would be established and that some from every people would
Additionally, the writers of the bible write that God creates “Ex nihilo”; this shows how everything came from God and further supports the fact that God is omnipotent. God's omnipotence can be seen again when he creates just by his word. “And God said “let there be light, and there was” Genesis 1 1:3. Moreover, in the books of Job 38:4-38 God is described as a craftsmen calculating and measuring every
Genesis may be the most known book in the bible to refer to when talking about the origin of life, but there are also several other scripture readings. In Psalm 89:11, credit is given to God for creating the heavens and earth saying, “you founded the world and all that is in it”(Psalm 89:11, NIV). The question of identity is wanting to know what set humans apart from animals. This is another question that should come fairly easy to Christians. In Genesis 1:27, God is in the process of creating man.
In this statement, it is apparent how similarly linked Muhammad’s universe and faiths, such as Christianity or Judaism, are. Overall, he redefined the Arab world with his “Tribe of Faith” which was a communal worship of one, and only one, God. In addition to Muhammad’s mission, it is rather important in understanding the monotheistic law. The law before the Koran revealed the teachings of
His name is jesus and he is the creator, who revealed his word to man. All prayers are answered by him and due to him, a future life and the doctrine of resurrection is maintained. According to christianity god is one in nature, but there 3 persons constituting the Holy Trinity; that is the Father, Son and Holy Spirit. Islam proclaims Allah, the one god, who is sovreign and good, who also answers prayers, who works with both mankind in history calling prophets to proclaim God’s work. Islam offers two choices for mankind in each field.
Blessings on the nation are two come through Abraham. The first covenant Is God gave Abraham the promise of the great nation. This is so important because Abraham listens to God and follows his advice on what he has to do. The promise that God gave Abraham was he would bless him, he would make your name great and you would be a blessing. He also said that he will bless those bless you and he will curse those who curse you and all peoples on earth will be blessed through you.
What Defines a Father? by Kurt Bruner The Christian faith acknowledges Jesus Christ as the one and only Son of God. Yet Jesus taught His disciples to address God as "our Father in heaven." Since Jesus is the only Son of God, why did He invite us all to call God "Father"? Obviously, Jesus holds a unique position as God incarnate, the second person of the Holy Trinity.
Christians believe that everything that exists, is the result of God. The Bible states in Genesis 1:1, that God created the heavens and the earth in the beginning. 2 Peter 1:21 says that Moses who wrote Genesis while being inspired by the Holy Spirit, says that God is the creator of all living things. Almost all Christian churches teach that God is the trinity and was the major benefactor in the creation of mankind and the universe. What does it mean to be human and are we more important than animals?
A worldview, therefore, helps us form our answers to the essential questions of life itself: “Who am I?” “Why am I here?” and “Where am I going?” A Biblical worldview gives our children a fixed point of reference– the life, death, and resurrection of Christ. Christianity, by its very nature, forms a worldview, one based on Christ and then in turn being transformed to His image, an image different than that of the world. (Romans 12:2). Giving our children a Biblical worldview, also allows them to adequately share their faith. How can one share that which has not been adequately learned?