Christian Worldview Paper : I Am Today

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Christian Worldview Paper
To have a view, or way of thinking, about something, you must first have a combination of information and experiences. To have a worldview, you put together these pieces of information and experiences, and add on to it education, culture, personal background, and in some cases, religion. A Christian Worldview, or any worldview at that, is made of both positive and negative experiences: achievements, disappointments, celebrations, struggles, and grief.
Who I am today is a result of my life experiences and the ways I have chosen to deal with them.
Man and His Purpose in the World
God said that we are to be fruitful and multiply. We are to be fruitful in ways that are going to be contributing to society. We
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The Nature of Evil in the World
Why do people do bad things? Why are people racist and prone to stereotype others? What causes mental illness? What influences human nature? People are conditioned to sin. Ever since the fall of man, we have lived in a world of sin. For most, sin is a second nature. There are some people who will be set up to fail. They will have to struggle to hold an honorable place in their community, to be a productive member of society. Culture, race, gender, and ethnicity can all have an unfortunately large role in your ability to succeed in school, in life, and in your family and peer life. It is important that a person be taught from a young age that they CAN be something- that they ARE somebody.
Suffering is an unfortunate normality. However, we can look at it in a new and positive light. The pain from suffering can warn us of danger. Suffering reveals what is in our hearts. Suffering gives opportunity to trust God. In fact, God suffers with us in our suffering, and he comforts us. 2 Corinthians 12:9 says, “My grace is all you need. My power works best in weakness. So now I am glad to boast about my weaknesses, so that the power of Christ can work through me” (Bible, NLT). God can turn our suffering around for our own good, and in times of crisis can allow for us to find each other. “Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of mercies and God of all
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