Christian Worldview Reflection

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We are respectively gifted with the capability of free will, hence we are entitled to hold our personal worldview. Worldviews can be influenced by several aspects that occur in our lives. In this paper I will attempt to clarify the essential elements held within the Christian worldview and the effects they have within my personal views. Therefore, I will discuss the four major components that illustrate the Christian worldview by explaining attributes in relation to God, humanity, Jesus, and restoration. Finally, I will also include an analysis and personal reflection of the Christian worldview. God What is God Like? Within my understanding of the Christian worldview, God is greater than all of us as he is the creator of the universe, and everything in it. Further…show more content…
Our natural state is when our mind, spirit and body are intertwined within each other, as we were initially when created by God (Lecture, 2). However, our natural inclinations were altered once Adam and Eve decided to disobey God’s request when they were in the Garden of Eden, and ate the fruit of the forbidden tree (Genesis 3, NIV). Therefore, sin entered the world which caused us to separate from God, furthermore, recognizing that we are naturally inclined to sin. “What went wrong in the beginning marks everything that follows” (Shuster, 2013). What is Human Purpose? Humanity was created to govern over God’s creation, the earth, as well as for us to hold dominion (Hiles & Smith, 2015, para. 25). Which correlates with the bible, “The Lord God took the man and put him in the Garden of Eden to work it and take care of it” (Genesis 2:15 NIV). Furthermore, humanity was also given the commitment to develop everything that he has given us, such as the land, plants, animals, love, faith, and ourselves as well. Overall, humanity was created to love God as well as each other, just as he loves us, to worship him as well as communicate with him as he does with us (Lecture 2,
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