Worldview Essay

1382 Words Feb 13th, 2015 6 Pages
James Deroon
November 29, 2014
Jonathan Sharpe
Worldview Essay This semester of Christian Worldview has been beneficial for me learning more about all different types of worldviews. I started this class with a Christian background but a clean slate of not knowing what my true worldview really was. As I went through the semester, I gained tons of new knowledge to help me understand how my opinions matched with the different worldviews. In the beginning of the semester I did a worldview outline answering seven questions about different subjects of worldview. The first question asked, who is God and what are his characteristics? I said God is a spirit that I can put my complete trust and faith into no matter what. Also, I put
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“God is Creator of everything, this vast universe. All was created by His Word.” (What do Christians believe?). I think this quote goes great with my worldview in that God is the creator and lets things take form on their path. The fourth question asked, how do you know what you know and if it is true or not? I said I know what I know from my parents, school, my peers, and past experiences. I have to trust in certain people like my parents and teachers to tell me information that is true or I must research it extensively to find out if what I know is actually true. This is related to the Christian worldview to trust in the people that God puts in front of you to help you learn about what is true. Trusting and learning from God and Jesus is the best way to find the real truth in this world. For example, in the Bible it says “Then the Spirit of truth comes, he will guide you into all the truth, for he will not speak on his own authority, but whatever he hears he will speak, and he will declare to you the things that are to come.” (John 16:13). This is why it is so critical to put your full faith into God for him to guide you to the truth. In the fifth question, it asks what is right and wrong and how can we know if there is a right and wrong. My answer to this was society decides what is right and wrong by the court of law. There are social quos that the majority of people set that

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