Worldview Essay

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James Deroon CWV-101 November 29, 2014 Jonathan Sharpe Worldview Essay This semester of Christian Worldview has been beneficial for me learning more about all different types of worldviews. I started this class with a Christian background but a clean slate of not knowing what my true worldview really was. As I went through the semester, I gained tons of new knowledge to help me understand how my opinions matched with the different worldviews. In the beginning of the semester I did a worldview outline answering seven questions about different subjects of worldview. The first question asked, who is God and what are his characteristics? I said God is a spirit that I can put my complete trust and faith into no matter what. Also, I put…show more content…
I think that Jesus has set a good guide to help make the decision between right and wrong easier with The Ten Commandments. Here are some examples, you shall not murder. You shall not commit adultery. You shall not steal. You shall not bear false witness against your neighbor. You shall not covet. (The Ten Commandments) The sixth question simply asks if there is purpose to life. I answered that I believed that everyone on this planet is put here for a certain purpose that God wants us to fulfill. It could be simple as learning important lessons or maybe to lead people to greater goals and higher enlightenment. This is tied into the Christian worldview because God sent Jesus down to Earth to die for our sins so we should be able to complete our purpose God has put in front of us. Finally, the last question what core commitments are consistent to my worldview are and how they impact my life. My response was spreading joy and love to everyone while also showing them the bright side of life. This impacts my life by having a positive outlook each day and putting smiles and motivating people to strive for the best they can. This is a great Christian outlook on life to give to others and show them how to be positive with having God on their side. These questions helped me realize how much of a Christian I am but how I also have some other worldview beliefs as well such as New Age. My worldview relates to the

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