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Biblical Worldview Essay
The book of Romans establishes the basis of the Christian faith. It is a letter written by the apostle Paul and should serve as a blueprint of what we are to believe and how we are to behave. Hindson & Townes (2015) explain how Paul lays out the theme of his letter in two ways. “(1) The gospel is the power of God that leads to salvation, and (2) the righteousness of God by faith is revealed in the gospel” (Ch. 32). By studying the book of Romans one can grow in their knowledge and faith. Romans 1-8 talks about how we should view the natural world, human identity, human relationships, culture, and much more.
The Natural World
The first chapter of Romans opens with Paul stating that he is a servant of Jesus Christ. We all should humble ourselves and proudly proclaim the same! Paul then states that Jesus Christ is the Son of God, born as a human descendant of David, and through the Spirit, he was resurrected from the dead (Romans 1:1-4, New International Version). Romans 5:6 (NIV) tells us that Chris died for the ungodly. We are the ungodly and the death of Christ was necessary for us to receive forgiveness for our sins. “God made him who had no sin to be sin for us, so that in him we might become the righteousness of God” (2 Corinthians 5:21, NIV).
From the beginning of time, God punished humans for their sins. In Genesis 3:17-19 (NIV), Adam and Eve ate forbidden fruit in the…