Personal Worldview : God And The Earth

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Jeff Riley Mrs. Marinkovic Starting Points 23 October 2014 Personal Worldview Essay “In the beginning, God created the heavens and the Earth” (The Holy Bible, Genesis 1.1). While humans cannot see God with their eyes, His existence is evident through all creation. Because God exists, the seven main worldview questions can be answered through Him. The God of Israel, who created and upholds His universe, shows His nature in every part of His creation. God is the infinite yet personal creator of the universe. His might can be seen in anything from hurricanes to even water, the conditions of which are exactly perfect to sustain life. While the Bible says,” Your right hand, O Lord, glorious in power, your right hand, O Lord, shatters the enemy” (Exodus 15.6), God shows Himself as more than a force to be feared. He constantly displays His love, not only through signs but also through reconciling people to Him. Because, ”Anyone who does not love does not know God, because God is love” (1 John 4.8), God’s very essence is shown as love. All of God’s nature shows itself in the nature of the universe. God sustains the universe, both the material and spiritual halves. The spiritual side of the universe is irrevocably intertwined with the material half, the only side humans can see. God, angels, and demons live on the unseen portion of the universe. Colossians 1:16 says, “For by him all things were created, in heaven and on earth, visible and invisible…” implying the
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