The Perception Of Paul In The Book Of Romans

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Ethics, morals, good and evil, truth or lack thereof in today’s society these things have adapted from a fixed foundation to a relative acceptance throughout many populations. What can one base their belief on you may ask yourself? Tolerance is the way of advancement; any other viewpoint discredited and treated as forbidden philosophy. The foundational laying of a biblical worldview must be framed and built upon a resilient and authoritative truth. We will discuss the biblical worldview from the perception of God through the writing of Paul in the book of Romans. Through these teachings, one can begin to lay a sure foundation based upon wisdom and guidance from God, our Creator. The natural world, human identity, human relationships, and culture …show more content…
The Bible specifically defines our creator and the value in which he placed on human life. Additionally, the value not only comes from how we were created but who we were created after, God’s own image. If a person does not believe God personally creates them in His image, then a person cannot fully realize how unique and special they really are. God, our Creator, created man differently than any other creation. As He created the heavens, earth and all living things, He spoke them into existence. However, when God made man, He put his fingerprint, literally, as he formed humanity from the dust and breathed His life into them. When people do not know or refuse to believe God himself uniquely and creatively made them, it is easy for them to overlook their identity. The raising of a generation of children not to understand who they really are has created as society of disillusion and lost identity; self-identity can only come when we truly understand our Creator. The truth about identity lies in Romans 8:14 as it states those who accept God are truly adopted and forever will be a child of God. This lack of truth and/or disregard has unleashed the ugliness of drug abuse, self-mutilation, depression, depreciation of human life and suicide. Communities and society are longing to know who they are and what purpose they have on …show more content…
God created people as relational beings. Marriage is to be between a male and female; relationships between the same sex are not natural nor condoned by God. Paul infers this relational need in chapter one speaking about the fall of man. “26 Because of this, God gave them over to shameful lusts. Even their women exchanged natural sexual relations for unnatural ones. 27 In the same way the men also abandoned natural relations with women and were inflamed with lust for one another. Men committed shameful acts with other men, and received in themselves the due penalty for their error.” (Romans

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