Biblical Worldview Essay
The book of Romans was written by an Apostle named Paul around the time frame of A.D. 56 to A.D. 58. Paul wanted to preach a message in person to the Romans, but was unable to do so; so he wrote about God and God’s salvation instead. Romans is a letter written to all the Christians of Rome, both Gentile and Jewish a like.
While writing the book of Romans, Paul takes little time to describe the natural world, other than it involves creation of humans and animals and that God’s plan is to ultimately redeem the natural world, not just human souls. The natural world in definition is all the earth and everything it ...view middle of the document...
Paul also goes on to teach us that because we humans are sinners by nature that we are also evil and mean in our relationships with others by murdering, envying, gossiping, and even slandering our fellow neighbors. Paul also teaches is that by having Faith in God alone we can be righteous, and by being righteous with God we can better our relationships with our human neighbors and even our animal neighbors.
Paul’s take on culture in the book of Romans is one of rebellion between the Jews and the Gentiles, but Paul describes both sets of Christians in the same manner. Paul teaches us that no matter whether a person is a Jew or a Gentile, they can only be saved and redeemed in the eyes of God not by doing good works but having Faith that God is the one and only God. God does want humans to be good-natured and provide good works towards others, but God especially wants you to believe and trust in Him. Romans informs us that there is a ton of racial tensions in Rome between the Jews and Gentiles because the Jewish Christians held the Law in strong regard while the Gentiles showed arrogance and indifference towards the Jews. Paul leads us to believe that even though there is a disaccord amongst the people that with a common goal of having Faith in Christ, they can become united and achieve the same goal as Christians.
Paul takes on the civilization of Romans is pretty simple, he...