Understanding The Biblical Worldview And Christian Worldview

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Understanding the Biblical Worldview There are lots of non-Christian or secular worldviews. I believe that there is one biblical or Christian worldview. This could be referred to as the basic Christian worldview. It reflects the basic principles of Christianity. Dr. Henderson gives a brief explanation of authentic and holistic Christianity in his presentation. I agree with what Dr. Henderson said, “authentic Christianity is Christ-centered and biblically-based”.[1] My Christian worldview should be characterized, by who I am in Christ and what I know to be biblical. Romans 12:2 says, “And do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind, that you may prove what is that good and acceptable and perfect will of God.” [2] I want God to shape my worldview, rather than have it shaped by this world. Dr. Henderson said, “A worldview contains a person’s answers to the most important questions in life.”[3] Christians are given the answers to those questions through the Word of God. We believe that the Word of God is authoritative. Dr. Henderson said, “The Bible is the Word of God, as Scripture, as what has been written down, as the Holy Spirit enabled and guided holy people to write it.”[4] As a Christian, I should seek to apply the Word of God to every aspect of my life. A person’s worldview, whether it is Christian or non-Christian, is often influenced by their experiences. People develop different ways of thinking, as they experience the world
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