Essay on Biblical Worldview And The Natural World

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Biblical Worldview When considering a biblical worldview, Chuck Colson (as cited by OChristian, 2012) said, “We must be the same person in private and in public. Only the Christian worldview gives us the basis for this kind of integrity.” Without a biblical worldview, secularism destroys and dehumanizes (Pearcey, 2010). Romans 1-8 calls Christians to see through the lenses of a Biblical worldview, rather than a secular worldview, allowing the biblical worldview to impact every area of our lives – (1)the natural world, (2)human identity,(3) human relationships, or (4) culture.

The Natural World
Romans 1:20 (New International Version) tells us that creation reveals God to everyone everywhere. “For since the creation of the world God’s invisible qualities—his eternal power and divine nature—have been clearly seen, being understood from what has been made, so that people are without excuse.” (Rom 1:20 NIV)

Romans 8:20-22 tells the story of creation’s fall and its hope of restoration. “For the creation was subjected to frustration, not by its own choice, but by the will of the one who subjected it, in hope that the creation itself will be liberated from its bondage to decay and brought into the freedom and glory of the children of God. We know that the whole creation has been groaning as in the pains of childbirth right up to the present time.” (Rom 8:19-22 NIV)
The biblical worldview influences the daily life of believers. Creation sings of God’s glory and…

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