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Worldview Essay

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Merriam-Webster defines worldview as “the way someone thinks about the world”. Scientific and religious cultures have very different worldviews, neither of which can be considered right or wrong.
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The Bible says that God created the heavens and the earth and everything on earth. Many people try to discredit this fact by trying to discredit the Bible itself or by stating scientific data. In the book of Genesis alone the word, create is mentioned dozens of times to account for the fact that God was creating us and in what order he created the world. Also in Deuteronomy 4:32 there is a mention of God creating humans and the world.
Identity is a key part of the Bible. It gives us understanding that we were talking to God and lets us know our place in the world. 1 Corinthians 12:27 is possibly the on that stands out most to me. That verse alone is strong enough to make an entire ...view middle of the document...

Proverbs 16:4 also says that God has a purpose for everyone on earth.
Moral is used so much in everyday life that there is no surprise the Bible mentions it numerous times. In Romans 13:8-10 the Bible talks about love and the moral you should have when keeping the commandments in your everyday life. Matthew 6:24 shows the moral one should have when “trying to serve two masters”(ESV 2011). The way someone should live their life and who or what they devote their life to is the main aspect.
Destiny can mean many things to many people. Some believe that when you are born, or even before you are born; your destiny is laid out for you. Others believe that you can make your destiny, and what happens on earth will alter what happens after you die. God shows that he has a destiny for everyone in Jeremiah 29:11. Ephesians 2:10 states that your good works will result in your salvation (Weider p.65).
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A biblical worldview will definitely influence you in your everyday life. The way you interact with your peers is much different from someone with a biblical worldview than an atheist. The way you talk will differentiate, based on a number of things, but chances are Christians won’t talk in a vulgar fashion or find it funny to joke around with sex and drugs. A Christian will be able to look at the big picture at a much younger age than someone that doesn’t have a biblical worldview. Christians are taught to be nice and friendly to all walks of life and not be a single minded when it comes to different cultures.
Voting will also be influenced when brought up with a biblical worldview. We have seen in the few presidential elections that abortion laws and prolife versus prochoice have had a “make-or-break” type of decision on some voters. Christians see a president that is religious as more capable of understanding themselves and have a better grasp of being able to look at the bigger picture. The hopes that a president with a biblical worldview will be keener to making decisions that benefit the USA as a whole is what every voters should strive for.

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