What I Hold Dear. As A College Student I Am Confronted

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What I Hold Dear As a college student I am confronted with many different beliefs and ideologies. The exposure to all of the different beliefs and ideologies has, at times, challenged my personal belief system forcing me to reexamine what I hold to be true. It is in those moments that I resort back to that which I view as sacred for assurance and use as a gauge by which to measure and test these new ideas. Whether it be the Holy Scriptures that contain the written explanation of my faith or one of the tenets contained therein, I find both knowledge to defend my personal beliefs and assurance to stand on what I believe is truth. While there are a number of aspects of my faith system that are treated with great respect and held in high…show more content…
While the Holy Bible is filled with many different types of writing, including history, narratives, poetic literature and apocalyptic, it forms a cohesive theme that tells me where I, and all things originated from, as well as my purpose in this world. Because the Holy Scriptures give, what is to me, a plausible understanding of who I am and how my life matters, I have discovered that I want to align my life and future in accord with its directives and commands. The reason that I hold these writings with such high regard is because the Holy Bible says of itself that God breathed it out onto men to write down and that it contains the very instructions needed for me to live a life that is honoring of God and worthy of what God deserves. II Timothy 3:16-17 states, “All Scripture is breathed out by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, and for training in righteousness, that the man of God may be complete, equipped for every good work”. For this reason, the Holy Bible has taken on a role of great importance in my life and because it is the very revelation of God, revealing who God is and how God has worked and continues to work throughout history, I have determined that it is foundational to my faith and a practical guide to direct me in determining the course I should take in this life.
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