Christian Worldview : A Worldview

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“What is a worldview? A worldview comprises one 's collection of presuppositions, convictions and values from which a person tries to understand and make sense out of the world and life. A worldview is a conceptual scheme by which we consciously or unconsciously place or fit everything we believe and by which we interpret and judge reality. A worldview is, first of all, an explanation and interpretation of the world and second, an application of this view to life.” (Dr. John MacArthur, May 2006).
A Christian worldview requires for us Christians to learn and know what the word of God teach us. For us Christians this worldview begins in Genesis chapter one verse one, with God creating the heavens and the earth. Christians should be altogether glad to embrace the certain and true mind of God the Father (Rom 11:34), God the Son (1 Cor. 2:16), and God the Spirit (Rom 8:27). In contrast to Peter, who was tempted by Satan to set his mind on the things of man, believers are to set their minds on the things of God (Matt 16:23). This has not so much to do with different categories or disciplines of thought but rather with the way things are viewed from a divine perspective. Christians should stand in awe of God’s mind as did the apostle Paul (Rom 11:33-36)
“Everyone has a worldview whether they realize it or not” (Dr. John MacArthur, May 2006). A perfect example is our response to news about abortion clinics are based on worldviews. Our response to school mass shootings are based…
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