Christian Worldview Reflection

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Every Trinity Christian School senior for the past few years has had the opportunity to take a worldview class for their senior bible credit. The class is based around a book written by Jeff Myers and David Nobel called Understanding the Times from Summit Ministries. This book offers a look at how the principles of the Christian worldview compares with five major competing worldviews of our day: Islam, Secularism, Marxism, New Spirituality, and Postmodernism. As a senior, I have been able to learn a lot in this class about how to answer many of the hard questions Christians have to face. We started the year by learning more about the basic principles of Christianity. Then we moved through Islam, Secularism, Marxism, and New Spirituality. I learned many ways to understand the ideas behind all these worldviews. During that time, I enjoyed getting faced with extremely hard questions and …show more content…
Isaiah 55:8-9 says “‘For my thoughts are not your thoughts, neither are your ways my ways,” declares the Lord. "As the heavens are higher than the earth, so are my ways higher than your ways and my thoughts than your thoughts.’” I can never be able to understand everything about Him, but I need know the basics of what I believe about Him and why I do. The fact that I know just a tiny glimpse about God makes me want to learn even more. In conclusion, I learned a lot of answers in the worldview class, but I will never know all the answers. When I am confronted with a question that I cannot answer, I still have to be at a place where I am okay. I should still search for the answer, but not be compromised in my relationship with Christ if it takes me awhile. I have to be based on Jesus and the thousand answers that I do know. I cannot allow my trust in God to be put in jeopardy when I am stumped by a difficult question. I have to trust that there is an answer, even if I cannot find it at the

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