Biblical Worldview

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Simply stated, a worldview is how you view the world around you. Weider and Gutierrez state that it is a “framework” (79) for our decision making. As humans, we make decisions about the world around us, based on our experiences and our background of our beliefs. When an individual sits down and thinks about is worldview, he may think he does not have one, but in reality, we all have a worldview. Unconsciously, our worldview plays a part in our decision making in all facets of our daily lives. Word Count: 89
God reveals the Christian worldview in the Bible, which is an outline for Christians to follow. As Christians, we believe that God is the creator of all things. Genesis 1:1 tells us “God created the Heavens and the Earth.” This belief is an example of a theistic belief, believing that something was created from nothing (Gutierrez, 65), which is what the Bible teaches us. There are many instances in the Bible, where God is referred to as creator and Lord. For example, David, the writer of Psalms, professes that “God is his creator” (Psalm 139:13-16). Depending on an individual’s worldview, one may see animals and humans, as superior to one another, or even as equals, but Christians should have the view, that man is the protector of the
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We are examples of Christ and should always be trying to show His love to those around us. If you are the only Christian an individual comes into contact with, you want to be the best example of Christ that you can be. The Golden Rule comes to mind when I think of interactions with others; we should not treat the people we interact with in a way we would not want to be treated. If we truly have a biblical worldview, we should be trying to live as Christ did. We should be helping the poor and the sick, we should be giving to those in need. Jesus is love, and we should be sharing that love with those around

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