Biblical Worldview Essay

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Introduction What is a world view? A worldview is our philosophy for life and how we look at the world around us. It is our view on things such as life, death, politics and religion. Having a Christian worldview gives a basis of stability and morality, something non-Christian worldviews do not have. From a Christian worldview, we believe that God has created us in His image. Because we believe we are created in the image of God, we have a set of morals that we should uphold. As I am studying to become a teacher I feel that I need to portray patience and kindness. Example 1 Working with young children who are full of energy and their own opinions can present a challenge. And I am sure more than once in my career I will want to…show more content…
Because we are human it is easy to lack compassion and kindness toward others who are rude, who hurt us or who don’t act the way we think they should. I am sure I will have quite a variety of students each year I am a teacher. I think, as in every aspect of life, there will be some students I can immediately relate to and others that I may struggle to have a close relationship to. Some students may be very rambunctious. Maybe a student has a bad attitude or is very timid. All of these situations require kindness. Proverbs 11:17 says “A man who is kind benefits himself, but a cruel man hurts himself.” Jesus showed kindness to everyone he met. An example of Jesus’ kindness comes from John 8:3-11. Pharisees brought a woman to Jesus who had been caught in adultery. They wanted to stone her to death, which was the law at the time. Jesus replied, “…anyone here who has never sinned can throw the first stone at her.” (John 8:7) I should show this same kindness to each of my students no matter the situation. My wish is that my students would obey the rules I set forth for them but I know they will fail at some point. But I want them to know that when they do, I will show them kindness and guide them in the right direction. Conclusion Being a Christian is something that should change all of you. Not only should your heart be transformed, but your demeanor as well. People who are just meeting you should notice that there is something

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