The Natural World

843 WordsAug 23, 20164 Pages
Thesis As we look into the book of Roman chapters 1-8, we will examine what these topics, the natural world, human identity, human relationships, culture and also explain how these teachings effect our world view. We find ourselves today in our society being able to relate closely to the things Paul was addressing in Romans. Sin and lack of simple moral was the basis of their problems then and still are today. Both society 's seem to have a problem doing what was and is right. The Natural World This natural world we live in was created by God, we find this in (Genesis 1:1) "In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth." So from the very outset of scripture we see God in the natural world. Roman goes on to reiterate this fact in (Romans 1:20)"For the invisible things of him from the creation of the world are clearly seen, being understood by the things that are made, even his eternal power and Godhead; so that they are without excuse:" God created this natural world, and he did it with love and compassion for mankind, that man would have a place to dwell in harmony with God. He created us in his image (Gen: 1:26-27) gave us a place to dwell, however sin still found a way into the heart of man. God had made himself available to us in this natural world, this is the message Paul is relaying to the Church. Human Identity Regarding our human identity Paul uses the Law of God, Paul tells us that the law condemns us. He tells us (Romans 2:12) if we know the law or

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