Reflection On Worldview

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“You have heard the law that says ‘love your neighbor’ and hate your enemy. But I say, love your enemies! Pray for those who persecute you ! In that way, you will be acting as true children of your father in heaven. For he gives his sunlight to both the evil and the good, and he sends rain on the just and unjust alike” (Matthew 5:43-45 NLT). Love is unfortunately a rare commodity in our modern culture. If we truly look around at the world we live in we don’t obey what this verse says to do. This verse to me embodies the Christian worldview extremely well. Aside from all of the things we are called to do as Christians, a major commandment is to love. We are called to maximize the kingdom and to do that must love and understand worldview of others. The first question we are asked to clarify what is worldview. I was recently asked what I was doing the day of 9/11. When I truly thought about it, I was just a baby. I don’t remember a world without terrorism. I have lived my life in fear since the day I was born, and there hasn’t been a time where terrorism wasn’t avidly present. Every second of your life contributes to your worldview. Memories, mistakes, and events help us to form opinion and from opinion then births a worldview. For example, the events in Vegas this past week have upset and horrified me beyond belief but, when I was scrolling down my Instagram timeline that morning I wasn’t shocked. Things like this have been occurring around me my whole life. School
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