Worldview : A Christian Worldview

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Throughout this class we have discussed the different worldviews that an individual may have. This class has taught me that a worldview is how an individual understands the world and their place in it. “A worldview consist of what a person believes to be real and true, what a person values, how a person makes decisions, and what forms a person’s desires, longings, and goals” (Fuller, Lecture One). An individual’s worldview is the motivating force behind their every emotion, decision, and action. A worldview is what helps an individual make sense of life and this world. A worldview will provide answers for many different questions in life. A few of the questions that a worldview helps answer are questions of origin, human dilemma, hope, and destiny. I personally have a Christian worldview. A Christian worldview is built on the idea of the one true God, who created the world out of nothing and sent his one and only son to save the world. The bible is the foundation of everything that a Christian says and does. The question of origins is one of the four main questions in life. Where did I come from? The answer Christianity provides is creation. In Genesis 1:1-2, a Christian learns that God created the world out of nothing. God spoke all things into existence. He also created man in his image with a special purpose. God created man in his likeness in order for an individual to share some of his same attributes; such as having compassion, mercy, grace, fellowship,
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