Romans 1-8: Biblical Worldview

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Gibson 1 Luke Gibson Professor Bryan Ray Bible 110 13 April 2015 Biblical Worldview Essay When we take a look at how much the book of Romans teaches us about our lives as Christians, it is truly amazing! This book teaches us almost everything we need to know about our identity, our relationships, our view of the natural world, and civilization as a whole. After reading Romans 1-8, it is evident that the only we can change our lives for the better is by accepting the fact that we need a personal relationship with God every walk of the way. Today’s natural world consists of a very dark atmosphere. It ranges from constant drug use and overdose all the way to sexual addiction on a daily basis. In the days of Paul, society had a little…show more content…
However, through human relationships, we are capable of achieving an easier life. We are made by God to interact with family, friends, neighbors, coworkers, and classmates. In Romans 7:1-4, Paul talks about the holy sacrament of marriage. Romans 7:2 says, “For the woman which hath an husband is bound by the law to her husband so long as he liveth; but if the husband be dead, she is loosed from the law of her husband.” This scripture explains that marriage between a couple is so important that if a woman’s husband dies, she would not be considered an adulteress. By today’s standards, 50% of marriages end in divorce. We need to realize that through God’s true love, marriages can be restored and…show more content…
So when we take a look at the cultures of today’s world, we need to keep in mind that, whether someone is rich or poor, black or white, old or young, we are made in His very own image. Romans 3:28-30 says, “For we maintain that a person is justified by faith apart from the works of the law. Or is God of Jews only? Is He not the God of the Gentiles too? Yes, of Gentiles too, since there is only one God who will justify the circumcised by faith and the uncircumcised through the same faith.” Through this scripture, we are given the information that God does not pour His grace and mercy unto those of a specific race or gender, but their faith. Matthew 5:45 says, “that you may be children of your Father in heaven. He causes the sun to rise on the evil and the good, and sends rain on the righteous and

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