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A worldview simply put is a person’s ethical foundation for decision making. A worldview answers a series of questions including the question of origin, identity, meaning, morality and of destiny. An individual’s response to these questions will define the way he or she views and acts upon the issues of life. (Word count: 51) A Biblical worldview is a theistic worldview with foundations that are five-fold. First, a Biblical worldview states that God exists (Genesis 1:1). Christians believe that God not only exists, but that He is active in everyday life-the same yesterday, today and forevermore. Secondly, God has revealed himself to mankind (Hebrews 1:1-2). God did not just create the world and leave it to spin madly on its own, but He loved His people enough to reveal himself in amazing ways. Thirdly, Jesus is God’s son and the redeemer of the whole world (John 3:16). While other religions believe that Jesus was just a prophet, Christians believe that Jesus is God’s hope for the salvation of those who believe. The story of Jesus presented in the Gospel is foundational in a biblical worldview. The Gospel story can be simplified into three main limbs: Creation, Fall and Redemption. The fourth truth held in a biblical worldview is that the Bible is God’s holy Word (2 Timothy 3:16, 2 Peter 1:20-21).…show more content…
While my foundational knowledge of the Gospel and biblical worldview was wide, it was not necessarily deep. I feel much better equipped to explain what I believe to a non-Christian whether it is in an intellectual debate or simply sharing the Gospel with a stranger. I was most impacted by my reading of The Grand Story: A Biblical Worldview Framework by Rob Van Engen because it gave me a more robust view of the story of God and the Gospel. I can confidently say I am more confident in the convictions of my worldview because of this article. (Word count:
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