The Natural World Of Romans Essay

978 Words May 8th, 2016 4 Pages
Thesis Every person born into this world is raised in a way that determines the future beliefs or presuppositions they have about the world around them. Parents, environment, and culture all contribute to this phenomena of how humans are consistently learning, growing, and evolving their own “worldviews”. Everyone at some time during their lives try to answer the “inescapable” questions. Throughout history, numerous philosophers and religions have tried to explain the purpose of humanity, how mankind came to be, and where we go after death. As Christians, we believe that the Bible has every answer to every question we could have about the “inescapable questions”. The Book of Romans is a good place to start in the study of how the God of the Universe answers these questions for us, and allows us to clearly find the truth within His word.
The Natural World Chapter 1 of Romans has much to say about how the natural world is a “stepping stone” to understanding God and who He is. When God created the world, He made it evident that there was a divine and inspired creator. We call this “general revelation”. Romans 1:20 states, “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.” The world was created for our enjoyment and use in order to glorify Him. This plays an important part of the Gospel message within the book of Romans to show…

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