Biblical Worldview Essay

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Biblical World View Essay
Paul’s letter to the Romans he addresses some very important aspects that pertain to the Christian lifestyle. He talks about many subjects pertaining to God’s wrath against mankind serving as a warning to those that turn away to attaining peace and life through the Lord Jesus Christ. Here I will be discussing Romans chapter’s one through eight and how the letter pertains to the following: The Natural World, Human Identity, Human Relationships, and Culture.
In the natural world Paul addresses that recognizing the hard truths in relations to God’s stand point. He goes on to describe oppositions that will encounter the natural world towards God and His true will. ...view middle of the document...

As it is written that we are of God’s image and likeness (Genesis 1:26-27). As God’s disciples we are supposed to be ambassadors over the earth so to speak by taking charge. This being clarified as all creation given to man to rule over and enjoy (Genesis 1:28-30). If we as followers separate ourselves from God will lead to a life of no meaning nor purpose. Sad but true is the fact that Paul’s letter to the Romans, this was the subject at hand. It’s apparent one could say that man decided to ignore God through their own thoughts of fake wisdom and declare independence from God. Very sad that this occurs in the world we live in today! Our leaders insisting on trying to remove prayer, trying to remove One Nation Under God on our currency, decisions being made without any surety that God is involved in the process from our so called leaders, random demands of removing Christian stickers because offended, and this list can be infinite!
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“Do you not know that the unrighteous will not inherit the kingdom of God? Do not be deceived. Neither fornicators, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor homosexuals, nor sodomites, nor thieves, nor covetous, nor drunkards, nor revilers, nor extortioners will inherit the kingdom of God.” (1 Cor 6:9-10). Yes let’s talk about human relationships in regards to Paul’s letter to the Romans. Ignoring God human is placed just above animal in relation to one another. The letter acknowledges human refusal to acknowledge God and God delivers them to their own heart’s desire (Romans 1:24). God made it clear that man should leave parents, marry, and become one with his wife but instead they lusted for each other in sickening ways. Self-centeredness lead to a violent nature because man went after what he wanted for himself. If Adam would have listened to God and had not sinned we would not be born sinful and dead to God. So in the Adam perspective our relations with God may be impossible, however, restored through the actions of Jesus Christ (Romans 5:12-19). We may be dead to sin, but no longer dead spiritually and alive to God (Romans 6:11)....

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