Christian Worldview Essay

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Worldview Essay For this assignment I will be discussing who God is, what His purpose is and identify His characteristics. My worldview will also be discussed and how His purpose pertain to my life. Worldview is a set of assumptions about reality that affect how we think and how we live. (Cosgrove, 2006, p.19) My worldview is Christian Theism. Christian Theism is a supernaturalistic worldview that believes in a personal God who is the creator of heaven and earth and all their inhabitants. (Cosgrove, 2006, p.135) There are many scriptures in the Bible that tells us who God is. “God is a Spirit, and they that worship Him must worship Him in spirit and in truth.” (John 4:24, King James Version) God is the first and the last, the beginning and the end. God is a person, His name is “YHWH.” (Cosgrove, 2006, p. 148) God created and is the Creator of all things. “In the beginning was the Word, the Word was with God and the Word is God.” (John 1:1 King James Version) God existed before the heavens and the earth was created. The earth was without form and void and God spoke everything into existence. So we read in His Word that nothing was made without Him. God looked out over all of creation and said everything was good. God did not stop at creation itself. He made man in His image and gave him dominion over the fish of the sea, the fowl of the air, over the cattle, the earth and every living thing that creepeth upon the earth. (Genesis 1:1, 2, 26, 31) Some of God’s attributes are: spiritual, loving, caring, omnipotent, faithful, trustworthy, promising and perfect. God is a Spirit and is to be worshipped in spirit and in truth. God showed His love toward us when He sent His only begotten Son to redeem us from the curse of this world. He has all power in heaven and in earth. Human beings are mankind created in the image of God. The Word of God

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