Doing The Right Thing Group Bible Study By Charles Colon

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The video, Doing the Right Thing group Bible study by Charles Colson, Brit Hume, reminded me how morally and spiritually bankrupt our society has become. Greed and corruption run rampant among our business, schools, government, homes, and sadly, even our schools. Pride and greed tend to work together in the lives of many people, leading to divorce, neglect, addictions, theft, and many other immoral actions. Chuck Colson gave an excellent explanation of self-righteousness when he stated, “self-righteousness is the belief that you are so good that you can’t be compromised” (Colson, 2012). Additionally, another point that spoke to my heart was how dangerous it is that schools do not teach students what true morality is. Students learn from …show more content…
Christians are supposed to apply the teachings of Scripture to their lives and use them to teach them how to think and act. A biblical worldview is a worldview that uses the truths of Scripture as a filter to make decisions and formulate morals. A person with a biblical worldview values what God says, agrees with Him, and applies His Words as absolute truth in his or her life. By the same token, a person with a biblical worldview disregards what is popular or acceptable in society and stands firm in the Word of God. I believe that an essential component of a biblical worldview is believing the Word of God to be true to the point of action. There is a difference between saying that something is true and believing that it is true to the point that the belief causes a change in your life. Examples would be the following: Belief that absolute truth exists, Jesus existed, lived a sinless life, and died on the cross for the sins of man, God is the creator of the universe (Duigon). What a person believes about the issues mentioned above has a tremendous impact on he or she lives, raises a family, leads, worships, and …show more content…
How can someone strengthen his or her biblical worldview? I believe this is done by going back to the basics. Believers will be strong in their faith and in their worldview when they spend time in prayer, bible study, and apply the truths of Scripture to their lives. After reading about this topic this week, I am convicted and motivated to spend more time with God each day. While I feel that I have a fairly strong biblical worldview now, I know that I must continue to grow in my faith so that I will be able to withstand the temptations of this world, the pleasures of the flesh, and the conveniences that so easily entice all of

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