Biblical Vs. Biblical Worldview

1182 WordsAug 3, 20155 Pages
When one looks at the world through a Biblical lens, they lay a foundation for becoming an agent of change, standing apart from society and pointing others towards Christ. A truly Biblical worldview is one which results in the believer honoring Christ and clearly set apart from the world. Every worldview has a set of underlying assumptions which influence how one sees the world, and a Biblical worldview is no different. What is different is that these assumptions can be tied back to Christ. This fundamental difference results in those who hold a Biblical worldview being truly separate from the secular world, pointing towards Christ as they live out a life aimed solely at glorifying Him. In Romans 1-8, Paul supplies Christians with a set of assumptions regarding the natural world, human identity, human relationships, and culture, creating the foundation of the transformative Biblical worldview. Each of these leads to modern implications which can be derived from scripture. Firstly, there is a set of Biblical assumptions about the natural world. In Romans 1:20, Paul says that “His invisible attributes, namely, His eternal power and divine nature, have been clearly perceived, ever since the creation of the world.” (Romans 1:20, ESV) This verse is stating that the world naturally reveals the glory of God. The wonder of creation, from the mountains to the birds in the sky, all point towards the existence of a creator. This is known as natural revelation, which is the idea that
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