Worldview Assignment Essay

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Worldview Assignment I. What is a worldview? Worldview is the way a person sees the world around them. It is what we believe about the world and how it affects our actions and decisions. It is how we deal with life and death, morals and values, money, faith, science, work ethic, and anything else that would fall into a person’s perspective about life. II. Biblical worldview can be broken down into 5 questions we need to ask ourselves: 1. The Question of Origin – Our origin is where we came from our how life began. How was man created? There have been many given answers, but the one true answer is God. Scripture tells us this in both Genesis 1:1 and 2 Peter 1:21. 2. The Question of Identity – Is there any difference in me and an animal? Naturalists believe that man is just a more sophisticated animal while Pantheists believe all life is sacred. The real truth comes from Theism. Theists believe God is infinite and man is God’s special creation. Scripture confirms this truth in Psalm 8:5 and Genesis 2:15. 3. The Question of Meaning/Purpose – Why am I here? Why do I exist? Naturalism doesn’t really give us an answer to this. How can we be significant or special if life ends at death on earth? Humanism says we give our own meaning or value to life. Theists believe our purpose is to know God and develop a relationship with Him. Deuteronomy 11:13 and Leviticus 19:18 confirm this truth. 4. The Question of Morality – How do I deal with right and wrong? Naturalists believe things can change from day to day. Because it’s right today doesn’t mean it will be right tomorrow. Pantheists believe in Karma: what goes around comes around. Theists believe morality is based on the character of God. Scripture verifies this truth in Ephesians 2:8-10 and Psalm 51:5. 5. The Question of Destiny – What happens when I die? Naturalists do
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