Sample Worldview Papers
What is a worldview? A worldview is a system of beliefs and ideas or theories that a person has as they evaluate the world around them. It is a system that opens up a wide range of questions: What is my purpose in life? What are my goals for my life? Am I raising my children to have Faith in God? One person’s belief or theory may be different from another because many factors influence a person’s worldview – cultural background, life experiences, the values and attitudes they were raised with and habits that they have acquired from childhood to adulthood. Our worldview’s are constantly evolving as the world around us changes and as we change with it. Not everyone is going to agree with each other, as we are all created to be uniquely ourselves. After-all, …show more content…
We wonder why we as weak, finite, minuscule creatures are so important to the Almighty Creator God. (Job 7:17) Even Alexander Pope posed the question of our humanity, “Created half to rise, and half to fall, Great lord of all things, yet a prey to all; Sole judge of truth, in endless error hurled; The glory, jest and riddle of the world!” The bible clearly answers this question by stating that man was made in the likeness or God, male and female he created us. (Genesis 5:1-3) Because we are made in God’s image this distinguishes us from every other creation by God, animals included. All creatures reveal traces of God but we unlike animals have a spirit.
As a human being of this earth we are often questioning or looking for the meaning of life, what is our purpose here, why do we as humans exist, why do I exist? We know that God has a purpose for us, we may not know what it is or why but He does. (Jeremiah 29:11) As Christians we know that our purpose is to work for God and give the glory to him and him alone. If we trust in the Lord, we will live a life of purpose. (Ephesians 1:11-14) Our purpose is to become closer with God and build a relationship with