The Biblical/Christian Worldview

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Worldview Assignment Part One: What is a worldview? A worldview is the essence of our being, the very core of who we are in relation to our emotions, desires, and the decisions we make. It also helps us determine how we see the world around us and the events that happen in it (Weider and Gutierrez 59). Part Two – One: The Question of Origin The biblical/Christian Worldview believes that mankind, the universe and everything in it was created by God, with humans being created from God’s image. They also believe that all members of the Trinity “played a role in creation of the universe and mankind” (Weider and Gutierrez 65). Supporting Scripture References: Genesis 1:1-31 and Colossians 1:15-17 Part Two – Two: The Question of Identity…show more content…
Christians are not meant to just follow the commandments and laws in the Bible, with a Christian Worldview Christians see the Bible “as God’s plan to reach man” (Weider and Gutierrez 70). Supporting Scripture References: John 17:20-26 and Romans 12:1-5 Part Two – Four: The Question of Morality The biblical/Christian Worldview believes that morality and ethics is based on what God has outlined for us in the Bible, the Special Revelation for Christians. Christianity believes that mankind is born sinful and is in need of redemption. The determination of right and wrong is based “upon God’s holy standard” (Weider and Gutierrez 72) rather than man’s concept of morality. Supporting Scripture References: Psalms 51:5 and Galatians 5:16-26 Part Two – Five: The Questions of Destiny The biblical/Christian Worldview believes in Heaven and Hell, these are their only two choices for eternity. The destiny of mankind is determine by whether or not a person chooses Christ as their savior, if a person chooses to make that decision they are rewarded with eternity in Heaven, if they do not they are punished with eternity in Hell. Eternity after death is “dependent upon a person’s choices and their personal relationship with God” (Weider and Gutierrez…show more content…
When learning about how to think about, treat and speak to others on a daily basis and one has a biblical worldview, it would be crucial to read deeply into the Bible, as that is the source of determining morality, right and wrong for Christians. Especially within the Gospels of the New Testament, there are many verses from the Paul to the various churches and their members about being “kind and compassionate to one another, forgiving each other, just as in Christ God forgave you” (Ephesians 4:32). There are even direct quotations from Christ himself to the disciples and followers on how Christians are to treat even their enemies with respect and hospitality like in Luke 6:27-28, Jesus says “Love your enemies, do good to those who hate you, bless those that curse you, pray for those who mistreat

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